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Unformatted text preview: SCFI 2010 Impact Work Team Jabob and the STGs ___ of ___ Index 1 SCFI 2010 Impact Work Team Jabob and the STGs ___ of ___ US-Russia War Good: 1NC Shell 1. A war with Russia is inevitablewinning is essential for US dominance Telegraph, 07 [Adrian Blomfield, Telegraph's Moscow correspondent, Analyst for Middle East, Russia, and Georgia, Retired generals predict US-Russia war] 7/17/07, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1557726/Retired-generals-predict-US-Russia-war.html Capitalising on the increasingly bellicose rhetoric in Moscow , a group of influential retired generals yesterday said the U nited S tates was preparing to invade Russia within a decade. Interviewed by Komsomolskaya Pravda, Russia's biggest circulation newspaper, the four senior generals - who now direct influential military think tanks - said the United States had hatched a secret plan to seize the country's vast energy resources by force. "The US is both laying the ground and preparing its military potential for a war with Russia," said Gen Leonid Ivashov, a former joint chief of staff. " Anti-Russian sentiment is being fostered in the public opinion. The US is desperate to implement its century-old dream of world hegemony and the elimination of Russia as its principal obstacle to the full control of Eurasia." The generals said the conflict would inevitably spark a third world war, but predicted it would be fought only with conventional weapons or "low impact" nuclear missiles. Dismissed by some critics as the Cold War nostalgia of a handful of Soviet dinosaurs, such opinions nevertheless reflect a growing mood of nationalism both within the Kremlin and among many ordinary Russians wistful for lost superpower status. Engaged in a bitter dispute with Washington over its plans to erect a missile defence shield in central Europe, Vladimir Putin has increasingly used the kind of anti-American rhetoric many assumed had disappeared with the Cold War. Once more casting the United States as Russia's main threat , the Russian president, a former KGB spy, has accused Washington of "diktat" and "imperialism" - even going so far as to liken America to the Third Reich . 2. [Insert Heg Impact] 2 SCFI 2010 Impact Work Team Jabob and the STGs ___ of ___ US-Russia War Good: 1NC Shell 3. US has first-strike capacity for now Artyukov and Trukhachev, 06 [Oleg and Vadim, Centre for Research on Globalization, US Capable Of Wiping Out Russias Nuclear Capacity In A Single Strike] 3/23/06, http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=2154 For the first time in the last 50 years the USA is on the verge of attaining ultimate domination with regard to nuclear weapons. This means that Russia is no longer able to keep up with the United States. If a conflict were to break out, the USA would be able to quickly and with impunity attack Russian territory, and Russia would have no means to mount a response. This is roughly the message of an article published in the latest edition of the American journal Foreign Affairs. Its authors calculated that in This is roughly the message of an article published in the latest edition of the American journal Foreign Affairs....
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