Speech-It will be a 3-4 minute speech extending the defend the east coast cp vs the Taiwan aff -Remember to use everything you learned from the discussion on Monday to make the speech as good as possible -You will have this speech prepped before practice on 3/10-Assume the net benefits to the counterplan read in the 1NC are Assurance and Deterrence, you do not need to extend the DA’s because this is ONLY a CP speech.
AdvantageAdvantage 1 is warChina rise makes reunification between Taiwan and China inevitable---it is just a question of whether it will be peaceful Lin and Zhou 18[Gang, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the School of International and Public Affairs and Director of Center for Taiwan Studies, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and Senior Fellow of the Collaborative Innovation Center for Peaceful Development of Across-Strait Relations, Wenxing, PhD candidate at the School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Visiting Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, “Does Taiwan Matter to the United States? Policy Debates on Taiwan Abandonment and Beyond,” accessible online at , published August 2018] // BBMIn the wake of the 1995–1996 Strait crisis, three views appeared in the United States. The first view argues that the U.S. military should intervene into military conflicts under any circumstances. This view carries a Cold War mind-set, being addicted to the Taiwan card, however "wild" it is. The second view argues that Washington should make a conditional commitment to Taiwan's security, never fighting with the mainland for the sake of Taiwanese independence. The third view argues that the United States should clearly stay outside of the mainland-Taiwan conflict, as advocated by Cato Institute Vice Director Ted Galen Carpenter in 2006.19 As Cato embraces libertarianism and advocates noninterventionism in foreign policy, Carpenter's argument was quite unique in Washington, DC. It has, however, prepared a basic tune for the voice of "Taiwan abandonment" uttered between 2009 and 2014. Former Vice Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Bill Owens wrote an article in Financial Times in November 2009, arguing that China would becomea great power equal to the United States within 30 years. "The solution is to approachthe US/China relationship not withhedging, competitionor watchfulness, but with co-operation, openness and trust." For him, Washington should have a thoughtful reviewofthe implementation of the TRAand other outdated legislation.20 Meanwhile, Peterson Institute of International Economics Director Fred Bergsten used G-2 to describe the leadership of the two countries in overcoming the world economic crisis.21 While both Taiwan abandonment and G-2 are beyond the mainstream in American academic circles, these arguments have illustrated an internal tension between U.S.-China strategic cooperation in the world and Americans' commitment to Taiwan's security. Consequently,