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Unformatted text preview: SCFI 2010 Korea Aff Pre-institute ___ of ___ Index 1 Papier mâché Mephistopheles, the most hollow man SCFI 2010 Korea Aff Pre-institute ___ of ___ Cheat Sheet – Acronyms, etc NK – North Korea SK – South Korea DPRK – Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Official name for North Korea) ROK – Republic of Korea (Official Name for South Korea) This aff, as a pre-institute file, is modular and made to educate you on how to construct your own arguments. Read through and highlight this file, then decide on a 1AC structure that suits your wants and needs, then build it. Make sure to carefully think through and catalogue your 1AC warrants to answer CP’s. 2 SCFI 2010 Korea Aff Pre-institute ___ of ___ Inherency 1AC Contention 1 is Inherency - Despite massive objections by South Korea – there remains a large US military presence in the country ARGM 9/25. 5 . Angus Reid Global Monitor. “South Koreans Want U.S. Troops to Leave” Angus Reid is the definitive online source for examining worldwide public opinion and democratic processes, using advanced polling techniques. http://www.angus-reid.com/polls/view/9110 (Angus Reid Global Scan) - Many adults in South Korea believe their country should not accommodate United States military bases, according to a poll by JoongAng Ilbo . 54 per cent of respondents want all U.S. forces currently stationed in their country to be withdrawn. Diplomatic relations between the North and South have been strained since the end of the Korean War. A one-mile demilitarized zone has separated the two countries since 1953. The U.S. currently has 32,500 soldiers in South Korea. 3 Papier mâché Mephistopheles, the most hollow man SCFI 2010 Korea Aff Pre-institute ___ of ___ Solvency 1AC The United States federal government should withdraw its troops from the Republic of Korea. Contention ________ is Solvency – Withdrawal is key - we control escalation – only removing troops contains the inevitable conflict to the Korean peninsula and ensures the US isn’t drawn in Bandow '96 – Robert A. Taft Fellow at the American Conservative Defense Alliance and a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute (Doug, TRIPWIRE; Korea and U.S. Foreign Policy in a Changed World, pg. 8-10) Military Dangers More important is the military risk of U.S. security ties. Although the American commitment probably helps deter North Korean aggression, it ensures that the United States will be involved if hostilities should recur . Indeed, the 37,000 U.S. soldiers are a tripwire that makes intervention automatic . Although the risk of war seems slight at the moment—in late 1995 famine in the North and political scandal in the South did raise tensions— the consequences would be horrific. And the possible acquisition by North Korea of atomic weapons increases the potential costs exponentially . If a conflict erupted, perhaps over the nuclear issue should the current agreement with Pyongyang break down, the American troops would become nuclear hostages...
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