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Unformatted text preview: J(E)DI 2010 1 CramCroweSkennedy Japan Shared Neg JEDI Japan Shared Neg Hegemony DA Links.................................................................................................................2 Politics- Public No.....................................................................................................................3 Politics- Congress No................................................................................................................4 Relations Frontline (1/2)...........................................................................................................5 Relations Frontline (2/2)...........................................................................................................6 Relations High (1/2)..................................................................................................................7 Relations High (2/2)..................................................................................................................8 East Asian Stability Frontline (1/2)..........................................................................................9 East Asian Stability Frontline (2/2)........................................................................................10 SDF Militarization Bad- F-22s Bad ......................................................................................11 SDF Militarization Bad- Cruise Missiles ...............................................................................12 J(E)DI 2010 2 CramCroweSkennedy Japan Shared Neg Hegemony DA Links Realignment kills hegemony- signals weakness and cripples readiness- makes transition to passive force structure inevitable Sakaguchi 9 , (Daisuke, The Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan and its Impact on the Interdependent Relationship between Japan and the U.S. , in NIDS Security Report #10 (December 2009), http://www.nids.go.jp/english/publication/kiyo/e2009.html date accessed 6/23/10) The fourth reason is that the U.S. national prowess is in relative decline. The realignment of the U.S. military can be interpreted as a sign of a decline in the U.S. national strength. This is because the U.S. will have to expend tremendous energy politically and fiscally to regain a military front once it has retreated from it. Given that it is withdrawing regardless, one can surmise that contrary to military rationality it no longer has the national strength to maintain its forward-deployed capabilities. Pulling back bases to the rear is comparatively easy but deploying new bases forward is difficult even militarily. When considered from a military standpoint, the fact that it has ventured to do this suggests the U.S. has adopted a passive stance....
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