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Resolved: The United States should end its arms sales to Saudi Arabia (Bibliography + file)

Background A call to end US-Saudi Arms sales (2017). This article is a good quick overview of the the pros and cons of the sales. It also has critical background information on the conflict in Yemen and some of the humanitarian consequences of the war. Saudi Arabia: Background and US Relations (September, 2018). This is a long Congressional Research Service report that reviews the major issues in US-Saudi relations.  It

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Reducing the Federal Debt: Defense Cuts Bad (Con)

Resolved: The United States federal government should prioritize reducing the federal debt over promoting economic growth. Defense Cuts Bad Disadvantage  Topic Essay Trump has increased, and will continue to increase, defense spending Lara Selgiman, 12-27, 18, https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/12/27/in-reversal-trump-signals-further-boost-in-defense-spending-pentagon-iraq/ In Reversal, Trump Signals Further Boost in Defense Spending On his first trip to an active combat zone since taking office, President Donald Trump suggested to U.S. troops on Wednesday that the military

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Resolved: The United States federal government should prioritize reducing the federal debt over promoting economic growth.

Resolved: The United States federal government should prioritize reducing the federal debt over promoting economic growth. Defense Cuts Bad Disadvantage  Introduction The January Public Forum resolution presents a quandary because the issue the resolution aims to answer – should the federal government spend money to limit its total federal debt or should it spend money to stimulate the economy – is not in any way obvious to anyone who reads

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Law of the Sea Stops Piracy Answers

Cards Below are free with registration.  Evidence above is available with a subscription. UNCLOS is not effective at preventing piracy Muhammaad Tahir Hanif, MA, 2010, Sea Piracy and the Law of the Sea, https://munin.uit.no/bitstream/handle/10037/3236/thesis.pdf?sequence=1 Flaws of UNCLOS 1982. Whenever we have a look upon the implementation and results of the UNCLOS 1982 we come to know that that it has lots of weak points in it regarding piracy. There is

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Resolved: The United States should end its arms sales to Taiwan.

Keywords Taiwan arms sales Asia Reassurance Initiative Act, General Taiwan only has itself to blame for US arms sales to Taiwan. This article provides a general overview of the reasons the US sells arms to Taiwan and China’s considerations. F-35 sale to Taiwan not worth the “risk,” experts say.  This article discusses the pros and cons of selling the F-35 to Taiwan. A Farewell to Arms? US Security Relations with

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Resolved: The United States should accede to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea without reservations

Daily Update Online Class Registration Video lecture  PPT Con Essays Answers to: “Law of the Sea Ratification Prevents Piracy” Answers to: South China Sea Scenario Answers to: LOST Hurts US Military Pro Essays Arctic — US-Russian  Conflict Escalation  Contention Arctic — Russia Deterrence Contention Answering Renewable Energy Transition Answering South China Sea arguments Bibliography General UNCLOS Debate .  This up to date website has arguments on both sides of the

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Daily North Korea Topic Updates — 317 Cards (Free with Registration)

Access all of these cards with free site registration! September 1st -October 31st Updates Available for Subscribers August 31 317-China still opposes THAAD deployment Stacey Yuen, 8-30-17, Trump wants China to fix North Korea, but it isn’t going to happen, https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/30/trump-wants-china-to-fix-north-korea-but-it-isnt-going-to-happen.html Although Trump has blamed China for not taking a harsh stance toward the consistently belligerent North Korea . . . Access to this post requires a FREE registration

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Judge Adaptation — Bilal Butt

Public Forum at its root was conceived to be an event that could be debated in front of a “citizen judge.” This made it different from the other debate events in that its priorities were in engaging in arguments that are not only easily conveyed but also have a wider appeal than to just “experts” on the topic or of debate. Debaters often feel like having lay judges makes debating