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Arms Sales Topic Outline (Includes Camp Arguments and Evidence)

Arms Sales Topic Outline (Includes Camp Arguments and Evidence)

Topic Lectures

Michigan Debate Camp   DebateUS Lectures

Topicality – DebateUS! Files 

United States Federal Government
Should
Reduce
*Reduce means the plan has to break a current contract
*Reduce means the plan has to break a proposed contract
*Reduce means a reduction from proposed future sales
*Reduce means less, not a freeze/suspension

“Reduce” Essay

Substantially
*Substantially means without material qualification — no condition on the reduction
*Substantially means X%+
*Substantially means in the main
*Substantially means of real worth or importance


Direct Commercial Sales — Company to government

Foreign Military Sales – US government to government or organization
Of Arms
*Arms are the actual weapons
*Arms include the maintenance and support

 

Camp Files

 

GonzagaMichigan State Michigan , Georgetown, Emory,   George Mason   DDI  Cal

Reduce — Michigan
Substantial — Samford

 

Advantages

Advantages — General

Congress —  Georgetown

Democracy — Georgetown

HegemonyDebateUSI!

Michigan 

Prolif — Michigan

Death 
Morality
International Law
Human Rights

SoftPower

Terrorism

*Blowback
*Weapons Transfer

Insecurity

*Security dilemma
*corruption
*wasted money
*resource trade-offs

Hot Spots

*India-Pakistan
*Korea

Cases/Plans

Ukraine

Ukraine —Wake Forest   Michigan,

 

Japan

Japan BMD — DDI

 

Mexico

Mexico small arms —DDI  Gonzaga Michigan

 

Drones 

Cal  Michigan . DDI

Policing Michigan

 

India

Bibliography

 

Taiwan – DebateUS

Cal  Wake Forest   DDI GonzagaMichigan State  Michigan, Emory, Georgetown

 

Related: China aggression/China-US Relations + War Bibliography

 

Europe

*Poland Missile Defense .  Cal 
*Turkey F-35

 

Bahrain

 

Chad

 

Egypt

 

Israel

Cal  DDI   MichiganGonzaga .

Israel BDS — Wake Forest 

 

PhillipinesCal 

 

UAE

 

Qatar

Qatar Michigan

 

Saudi Arabia — DebateUS!   Saudi Daily Update . Essays

Cal  DDI  GonzagaNorthwestern  Michigan Georgetown   George Mason .

Courts version — Michigan

Saudi Arabia Oversight — Samford

Saudi GenderMichigan

Small Arms Cal 

 

Torture Trade

Michigan

 

Iron Triangle 

DDI

 

MTCR 

DDI

 

Oversight

Gonzaga

 

Tear Gas

Gonzaga

Kritik Affirmatives

Domestic violence K aff — George Mason

 

Afropessimism — Wake Forest 

 

Animal Sex Workers — Wake Forest 

 

Baudrillard — Wake Forest 

 

Bataille — Wake Forest 

 

Black Palestine — Wake Forest 

 

Nonmo — Wake Forest 

 

Sabotage — Wake Forest 

 

Taiwan Geneaology — Gonzaga

 

Tactical Carnival — Cal 

Disadvantages

Politics — DebateUS!
*Base (base supports sales); Iran, North Korea
*Political capital — Plan costs PC with Republicans (though Trump doesn’t need to submit and get non-approval)
*Congressional action alienates Trump, undermines cooperation
*Election 2020 — Plan alienates Trump voters, Trump good — Cal Gonzaga  George Mason

Politics (USMCA) –Samford  Michigan
Politics (Debt Ceiling) –Gonzaga (lots of links in here)  Northwestern   Michigan State  Georgetown

Politics (Iran) — DebateUS!

Executive Power

SamfordDDI   Gonzaga  Georgetown .

 

Alternative Suppliers Worse — DebateUS Russia DebateUS China! 
*Countries will buy from Russia, strengthening Russia’s defense industrial base
*Countries will buy from China, strengthening China’s defense industrial base
— China colonialism (more of an influence link)

Cal  Gonzaga   Michigan

 

Allied Defense, Allied Prolif, Allied Relationships Good — DebateUS!

Cal Gonzaga Michigan,   George Mason

*Japan
*South Korea
*Germany
*Saudi Arabia
*Taiwan
Taiwan files and bibliography
*India

Middle East Allies — DDI

 

US Defense Industrial Base — DebateUS!
*Jobs
*Military Readiness
– Fusion Weapons
– Space development

Cal  Samford  DDI    Gonzaga  Michigan, Georgetown, Emory  DebateUS!  

 

Iran Threat — Debate US

 

Counterterror Cooperation Good — DebateUS!

 

PMC  Shift

 

Impact Turns — DebateUS
*Instability generates sales for Russia, sales key to Russia’s economy, Russian economic growth good
*Instability causes oil price increases, renewable energy

 

Hegemony Good

GonzagaMichigan

 

Weapons Transfer

1033 Weapons Retransfer — Gonzaga

 

Saudi DAs

Saudi Relations –Cal   Gonzaga  Georgetown

Saudi Air Force — Gonzaga

Saudi Prolif — Gonzaga

MBS Power Good – Michigan

 

Oil DAs

Saudi Oil – Cal   Gonzaga

Oil Dollar — Cal 

Oil — DDI

China War Good — Michigan

 

Ukraine

Ukraine — Gonzaga

 

Impact Turns

*Prolif good
*Democracy bad

Counterplans

General Counterplans Essay

 

Processes
*President not submit
*Congress blocks

End Use  —Cal 

FMS Surcharge — Michigan

 

Executive Order

Executive Order Samford Counterplan — Michigan

 

Reforms

Reforms Counterplan –Gonzaga Emory

 

Advantage

Advantage Counterplans —

Michigan .   Gonzaga

Climate Finance — Gonzaga

 

Conditions

Conditions — Gonzaga

 

Leverage

Leverage Counterplan — DDI

Threaten Saudi Arabia — Samford

 

Consult

Consult Saudi Arabia — George Mason
Consult Japan — Michigan
Consult NATO — Michigan

 

Offsets

Offsets — DDI

 

Court

Kritiks

Academy

Wake Forest 

 

Antiblackness

Wake Forest    Michigan .

 

Arms Control

GonzagaNorthwestern   Michigan .     George Mason 

 

Capitalism — DebateUS!

Cal    Wake Forest    DebateUS!George MasonMichigan

Bibliography

 

Feminist IR — DebateUS!

DDI

 

Fabulation

Wake Forest 

 

Imperialism

Michigan .  – Wake Forest 

 

Militarism

Cal   Michigan . DDI

Liberal Militarism — DDI

 

OrientalismDebateUS!

Cal   Wake Forest 

 

Political Theology

Michigan

 

Prolif Reps

Prolif Reps — Gonzaga

 

Security — DebateUS! 

Security K GonzagaMichigan State  Georgetown, Emory DebateUS! Michigan

 

Settler Colonialism

Wake Forest  Michigan   Gonzaga

 

Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis — Wake Forest 

 

Queer Theory

Queer Theory — Michigan

Cal 

 

Delueze

Michigan

 

Quashie

Wake Forest 

 

Raha

Raha Lavendar — Wake Forest 

 

Spanos

Wake Forest 

 

Weaponitis — DebateUS!

DDI Gonzaga DebateUS!Georgetown

Solvency Answers

Cal 

Etc

Farm Bill Counterfactual — Wake Forest 

Forensic ecology — Wake Forest 

Performance — Wake Forest