How do you use current events on SAT essay?

<p>How would you use current events on an SAT essay as evidence? There are too many opposing opinions. For example, how would I write about the Iraq War? It's so controversial.</p>

<p>It is too controversial and less persuasive to use current events I was told that if you are going to reference historical events that they should be pre-1960s.</p>

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For example, how would I write about the Iraq War?

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<p>Take a stance on the war and argue that stance if it supports your thesis.</p>