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J(E)DI 2010 1 Murillo/Richey/Box Lab Topicality MRP Topicality
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Topicality 1NC – Animal Soldiers A. Our Interpretation is military presence is bases with combat forces. Layne in ‘10 (Christopher, May 12, Personal Correspondence, http://abnormalmeans.com/2010/05/definition-of- military-presence/) My interpretation would be that “military presence” means bases with combat forces (or bases that normally are maintained by skeleton units but are maintained to receive combat forces crisis/surge type circumstances ). I do not think in the normal meaning of the term that the US has military bases in N. Korea. B. Violation – the affirmative only removes military dogs. C. Reasons to prefer 1. Ground – all core negative disads require removal of large portions of military forces from the topic countries. The affirmative is destroys terminal uniqueness by only making piecemeal reductions. 2. Limits – our interpretation provides an adequate limit, while excluding unpredictable affirmatives such as remove certain weapons systems, or x platoon. Allowing and infinite number of small affs places an unsustainable research burden the negative and destroys competitive equity. 3. Education – Their interpretation shifts the debate from a question of whether the U.S. should have military presence in countries to a debate over strategy in current conflict. The aff could remove Abrams tanks because just troops are more effective. D. Topicality is a voting issues for competitive equity and fairness.
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J(E)DI 2010 3 Murillo/Richey/Box Lab Topicality 2NC – AT: Counter Interp – Animal Soldiers Even if they win there interpretation of military presence, they are not substantial. Substantially means 30% Business Day in ‘3 “Stock exchange reels as rand rules roost” 12/4/03. Lexis. After the close on Tuesday, Impala warned that its results for the half-year ending on December 31 this year are set to be substantially lower than the previous comparative period. According to the JSE's listings requirements, "substantially" means a change of more than 30%. <if not read by the 2AC> At most there are 2000 dogs serving in the Middle East, compared to 90,000 troops just in Iraq. The United States War Dogs Association 10 [United States War Dog Association website, “Past, Present, Future”, June 18, 2010, p. http://www.uswardogs.org/ ] It has been estimated that these courageous canine heroes saved over 10,000 lives during the conflict in Vietnam. Today all branches of our Armed Forces are utilizing Military Patrol Dogs specializing in Drug and Bomb/Explosive detection. There are approximately 600-700 of these canines in the Middle East in such places as Kuwait, Afghanistan , Saudi Arabia and Iraq . They are being used to patrol Air Bases, Military Compounds, Ammunition Depots and Military Check Points. They are guarding and protecting our Military Personnel as they were trained to do, with Courage, Loyalty and
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