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Northwestern EC New Aff Rd8

  Plan Text   The United States should significantly reduce its carrier strike group presence in the Arab States of the Persian Gulf.   Adv 1 is Oil   Scenario 1: Russia   Russia’s on the brink of collapse because of low oil prices – they’re entirely dependent Andrey Movchan 15, Senior Associate and Director […]


Harvard HS New Aff

  Adv 1 – Iran War   War with Iran is coming in the status quo – naval incidents are a unique flashpoint and deconfliction measures fail. Ostovar 16 – (1/13, Afshon, PhD in History from UMich, Ph.D. is a Project Director and Research Scientist at the Center for Strategic Studies at CNA, a not-for-profit […]


Kentucky HR New Aff

  Plan   The United States should maintain its carrier strike presence in the Gulf Cooperation Council states. The United States should send carrier strike presence to the Mediterranean.   Advantage 1 is Iran   Iran is exploiting the lack of a US response to area-denial tactics – this risks naval miscalculation McInnis, 5/22/15, resident […]


KU BiCo & KU BhCa New Aff

  “Persian Gulf Mines”   Advantage 1 – Persian Gulf   War with Iran is coming in the squo – naval incidents are a unique flashpoint Ostovar 1-13 (Afshon, PhD in History from UMich, Ph.D. is a Project Director and Research Scientist at the Center for Strategic Studies at CNA, a not-for-profit federally-funded research organization, […]


Georgia BR New Aff

Contention 1 – Prices Oil prices have collapsed AND limiting supply can’t solve – makes Saudi and Russian instability inevitable McLaughlin 3-27 (John McLaughlin, former deputy director of the CIA, teaches at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), March 27, 2016. “THE ADDICTION THAT COULD BE THE RUIN OF NATIONS.” http://www.ozy.com/pov/the-addiction-that-could-be-the-ruin-of-nations/68723) […]