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The NSA should end its surveillance of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (essay and evidence)

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The NSA should end its surveillance of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (essay and evidence)

“’The stuff I saw really began to disturb me,” Mr. Snowden recalled. ”I could watch drones in real time as they surveilled the people they might kill.” He added: ”I watched N.S.A. tracking people’s Internet activities as they typed. I became aware of just how invasive U.S. surveillance capabilities had become. I realized the true breadth of this system. And almost nobody knew it was happening” New York Times Introduction

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Resolved: The NSA should end its surveillance of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (Bibliography)

Background — History Mass surveillance in the US (wikipedia). This Wikipedia post generally covers the history of surveillance in the US. Background — General The Future of US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (2020). Although the focus of the article is on foreign surveillance, it discusses how US citizens are caught up in that surveillance. NSA Surveillance (2020).. Although it has a Pro bent, this article offers an excellent overview of NSA

Consolidated No First Use Resources

University of Kentucky’s No First Use introduction No First Use Class Key vocabulary and definitions., No First Use bibliography, including key readings No First Use VARSITY demonstration debate Answers to the Korean nuclearization contention read in the debate. EvidenceFree Daily Updates, with Registration We also have hundreds of blocked cards available to our subscribers ($20/individual student, $100/school (schools can add up to 100 users)

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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

Accidental War Evidence

The nonproliferation regime isn’t close to dead. The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) just went into force Hawkins, 10-24, 20, Dimity Hawkins AM is a PhD candidate at Swinburne University researching nuclear weapons testing in the Pacific. She is a co-founder of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican), which won the 2017 Nobel peace prize, The Guardian, Now that nuclear weapons are illegal, the Pacific demands truth on

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

Amisha’s reading list — key articles This reading list has key articles that can be used to understand the core arguments in the debate. “No First Use” and Nuclear Weapons This article is a good review of US First Use declaratory policy and the pros and cons Pro — The Overwhelming Case for No First Use.  This is a great 2020 article that makes a strong case for No First Use Pro