MGW10-GS-Imperialism-NEG - MGW 2010 GS Lab Imperialism neg...

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MGW 2010 Imperialism neg GS Lab Imperialism Neg Imperialism Neg ................................................................................................................................. 1 Imperialism 1NC ................................................................................................................................ 2 Imperialism 1NC ................................................................................................................................ 3 Imperialism 1NC ................................................................................................................................ 4 Imperialism 1NC ................................................................................................................................ 5 Imperialism 1NC ................................................................................................................................ 6 Ext. A2 Imperialism ........................................................................................................................... 7 Ext. A2 Security K ............................................................................................................................. 8 1
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MGW 2010 Imperialism neg GS Lab Imperialism 1NC 1. Plan doesn’t solve the impact of the advantages – imperialism is a pervasive problem of US dominance across the globe, the plan only removes bases from Japan, there’s no reason why Japan is the key point of US imperialism. 2. The U.S. mischaracterized as an empire—reciprocal economic partnerships and democratic agreements are the norm. Ikenberry, 04. Professor of Geopolitics. G. John Ikenberry. “Illusions of Empire: Defining the New American Order” Foreign Affairs, March/April 2004. Is the United States an empire? If so, Ferguson's liberal empire is a more persuasive portrait than is Johnson's military empire. But ultimately, the notion of empire is misleading -- and misses the distinctive aspects of the global political order that has developed around U.S. power. The United States has pursued imperial policies, especially toward weak countries in the periphery. But U.S. relations with Europe, Japan, China, and Russia cannot be described as imperial, even when "neo" or "liberal" modifies the term. The advanced democracies operate within a "security community" in which the use or threat of force is unthinkable. Their economies are deeply interwoven. Together, they form a political order built on bargains, diffuse reciprocity, and an array of intergovernmental institutions and ad hoc working relationships. This is not empire; it is a U.S.-led democratic political order that has no name or historical antecedent. To be sure, the neoconservatives in Washington have trumpeted their own imperial vision: an era of global rule organized around the bold unilateral exercise of military power, gradual disentanglement from the constraints of multilateralism, and an aggressive effort to spread freedom and democracy. But this vision is founded on illusions of U.S. power. It
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