DA AFF MIDEAST STABILITY JIMI 16

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WNDI 1 Aff Middle East Instability Middle East Instability Aff
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Position Explanation Notes: This file answers contains answer to the middle east instability disadvantage. This file has some general uniqueness and link answers, which should be supplemented in any good 2ac with case specific link answers. The bigger focus of this file, however, is impact defense. You should select your impact defense cards based on reading the warrants in the Aff’s evidence which says conflict in the middle east will escalate.
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WNDI 3 Aff Middle East Instability No ME Stability Mideast instability is inevitable now Abdullah Al Shayji , Chairman of the Political Science Department, Kuwait University, 7-5 -2010, “Middle East at crossroads of prosperity and instability,” http://gulfnews.com/opinions/columnists/middle-east-at-crossroads-of- prosperity-and-instability-1.650123 The Middle East is witnessing major changes and shifts in the traditional status quo which is upsetting the power structure that has existed in the region for the last few decades. These upheavals have sparked fears that the region could descend into war and instability . The highly-charged atmosphere points to a chilling scenario of war sparked by sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme or a military strike by Israel. Tel Aviv has been massing warplanes and military hardware in the Caucasus, in particular Azerbaijan and Georgia. The US also keeps reminding everyone that all options are on the table with regard to Iran. The complete stagnation of the Middle East peace process which has bedeviled the US and unmasked its limited influence over the hardline Likud-led Israeli government is a worry . Washington's failure to steer the Middle East towards a more stable path is appalling. The US knows only too well the centrality of the Israel-Palestine conflict and its impact on all other crises and issues in the region . Squandering opportunities and caving in to limited interests and domestic pressure with the US mid-term election looming next November is pushing and pulling the region towards the abyss. There is the threat of Israeli military action against Hezbollah at the height of the US mid-term elections when the Obama administration will be hard-pressed to rein in Tel Aviv. It is ironic that while the US is fully aware of the significance of a comprehensive and lasting solution to the Middle East conflict, it keeps failing to achieve that critical breakthrough. Mideast instability is coming – Iraq withdrawal Abdullah Al Shayji , Chairman of the Political Science Department, Kuwait University, 7-5 -2010, “Middle East at crossroads of prosperity and instability,” http://gulfnews.com/opinions/columnists/middle-east-at-crossroads-of- prosperity-and-instability-1.650123 Add to this the stalemated Iraqi political scene in a year when the US will start its long-awaited military withdrawal of its combat troops , a prelude to full military withdrawal by December 2011. Iraq's politicians
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