Weekly Questions: August 17th – August 23rd

Written by Jimmy Gao and Steve Asthana. Happy practicing!

Do you want to work on your speaking skills? Below we’ve attached our weekly USX or IX questions for the week of August 17th – August 23rd. Good luck and happy practicing!

US Extemp

  • How will the nomination of Kamala Harris as vice president impact the 2020 presidential election?
  • Will issues with the United States Postal Service delegitimize the 2020 elections?
  • Should Edward Snowden be pardoned?
  • What is the best method to increase COVID-19 testing across the country?
  • Should the United States add sanctions on Iran?

International Extemp

  • How can the global community prevent the rise of “vaccine nationalism”?
  • Is the Chinese-American “tech rupture” irreversible?
  • Will the instability caused by Russian intervention in Belarus spread across Europe?
  • How will the formalization of UAE-Israeli relations impact Palestine’s relationship with Dubai?
  • Will the resignation of the Lebanese government lead to meaningful reform?

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