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Political cartoon.

This cartoonist uses symbols to comment on the news. A symbol is an object that stands for or represents something else. What is the cartoonist saying?

1. What does the bolt on the left represent? --

2. What does the catch on the right represent? --

3. What role do these two government organizations play in the U.S.? --

4. In the cartoon the two parts of the lock do not match up. What could this represent? --

5. According to the cartoonist, what results when the CIA and the FBI do not cooperate with each other? --

ANSWERS

1. The CIA

2. The FBI

3. The groups work on security issues and help protect the U.S.

4. Miscommunication between the two groups, or the fact that the two groups do not work together.

5. The cartoonist implies that the CIA and the FBI will not be able to meet our nation's security needs effectively if they do not cooperate more.
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Title Annotation:News Skills
Publication:Junior Scholastic
Date:Sep 15, 2003
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