225 CO Military Neg Supplement

225 CO Military Neg Supplement - FILE NAME DDI 2008 ...

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FILE NAME DDI 2008 <CO>    Your Name Military Neg Updates – Practice Debates 1
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FILE NAME DDI 2008 <CO>    Your Name Loose Iraq War We will loose the war on Iraq Gary Langer, ABC News Analyst, 4-16-20 07, Poll: Majority Expect U.S. Will ‘lose’ in Iraq, Specific to the war, Bush's "surge" of U.S. forces has not changed minds . The night he announced it, 61 percent opposed the idea. Today it's 65 percent. And 53 percent say the United States "is losing" the war , as well as the 51 percent who think it "will lose ." Expectations of losing the war have fluctuated; they're up 11 points since January but up a slighter five points since December. In December 2005, however, only 27 percent foresaw losing the war. In another gauge, ABC/Post polls have asked three times if Americans were "hopeful" about the situation in Iraq. In March 2003, during the main fighting, it was 80 percent. In May 2004, 62 percent. Today, hopefulness about Iraq is down to 51 percent. 2
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FILE NAME DDI 2008 <CO>    Your Name 1NC Net-Benefit A. The Air Force consumes in excess of 2.6 billion gallons of Jet Fuel per year Sarah Meyer, frequent contributor and researcher to Global Research 7-24 -2008, The Pentagon and Oil, Nick Turse wrote, on Tom Dispatch (17.07.08): “For years, "oil" and "Iraq" couldn't make it into the same sentence in mainstream coverage of the invasion and occupation of that country. Recently, that's begun to change, but "oil" and "the Pentagon" still seldom make the news together. “ SOHBET KARBUZ has been following “Oil” and “the Pentagon” since 1999. Karbuz’ most complete article, US Military Energy Consumption- Facts and Figures, with extensive footnotes, was published in May 2007 on Energy Bulletin. From this article, we learn that: * The U.S. military is the single largest consumer of energy in the world. The American GI is the most energy-consuming soldier ever seen on the field of war. In 2005, The U.S. Navy was the largest diesel fuel user in the world. * The DoD's total primary energy consumption in Fiscal Year 2006 was 1100 trillion Btu * Defense Energy Support Center (DESC) sold $13 billion of energy to DoD services in FY2006. More than half of it was to Air Force. Oil accounts for more than three-fourths of DoD's total site delivered energy consumption. In terms of fuel types, jet fuel (JP-8) accounts for more than 50% of total DoD energy consumption, and nearly 60% of its mobility fuel. In 2006 Air Force consumed around 2.6 billion gallons of jet-fuel , which is the same amount of fuel U.S. airplanes consumed during WWII (between December 1941 and August 1945) B. This would require 65,000 acres of algae  Jennifer Barry, Global Asset Strategist, The Market Oracle, 7-3- 2008, Algae a Greener Biofuel than Ethanol? http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article5322.html
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Spring '12 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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