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Answers to: NFU Leads to North Korean Denuclearization

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Answers to: NFU Leads to North Korean Denuclearization

In the demonstration debate, the Pro team argued that US adoption of NFU would result in North Korean denuclearization and they claimed multiple advantages from such denuclearization. While there are many benefits to North Korea denuclearizing, it is unlikely to result from a US NFU pledge. If I were debating, how would I tackle this argument? First, I would challenge their evidence that says a US NFU pledge would result

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Resolved: The United States should adopt a declaratory nuclear policy of no first use (Nuclear Weapons Vocabulary)

Register for free access to this page. “No first use” is a phrase that means a nation pledges not to be the first one to employ such weapons in a conflict.  (Glossary of Nuclear Terms) Accidental war. An accidental war is a war that starts on accident. For example, the US may mistake a flock of geese for incoming Russian nuclear missiles and return fire. Allies.  Allies are countries that

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What is the One Belt One Road Initiative?

The One Belt, One Road initiative, which is known in its English as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a project begun by the current President of China, Xia Xinping. It is modeled after the ancient “Silk Road” that China used to trade fabrics, goods, and metals: Russo, August 2, 2019, Federica Russo is an Italian freelance writer focused on Chinese economic engagement in the global scene, as well

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What is the European Union (EU)?

The European Union (EU) isT a political body in Europe that is composed of 28 European states. This number will soon (end of October, after the topic is finished) be reduced to 27, as the UK is leaving the EU. The EU was formed after World War II with the goal of building stronger economic and political ties among countries in Europe with the goal of reducing conflict, as two

What does it mean for Europe to “join” the BRI?

One thing that debaters will struggle with is what it means for the EU to join the BRI. The reason is that there is no concrete answer to this question. First, remember that the BRI is just a concept, it is not a legal document. If an entity joins a trade agreement, there is a trade agreement to sign. The trade agreement identifies specific obligations that both sides agree to.

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Why is it Bad for the EU to Join the BRI?

US-EU relations The toughest argument for Pro teams to beat will be that if the EU joins the BRI that it will substantially undermine US-EU relations perhaps, threatening trade and defense ties. Why is the US opposed? All of the reasons for US opposition are outline din this post, but the US is generally opposed because it is concerned about China’s rise and it is especially concerned that China’s 5G