Russian jets make ‘simulated attack’ passes near U.S. destroyer

Daily News Article - April 15, 2016


1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. Describe what occurred.

3. How did a U.S. military official describe the incidents and official reaction from the USS Donald Cook?

4. a) What was the Cold War?
b) How did incidents such as this end during the Cold War? Be specific.

5. What did Obama spokesman Josh Earnest say about the Russian aggression?

6. How does Poland's Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz say the incident should be viewed?

7. What response does U.S. Representative J. Randy Forbes, who chairs the House Armed Services subcommittee on seapower, say we should take?

8. Ask a parent or a grandparent:
a) What do you think Vladimir Putin’s motive was for this action? Please explain your answer.
b) Which presidential candidate: Clinton, Sanders, Trump or Cruz do you think would be able to best deal with President Putin of Russia? Please explain your answer.