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Unformatted text preview: The Pembroke Hill School [File Name] CARDS I NEED TO FIND Whats gained what is lost what cases they can run and cannot run Cut the bottom of that card for ground More background research on quals How many missions we participate in Shrink our military presence geographically would be topical Not enter troops between what south korea and north korea believe is its boarder [Tag line] 1/24 The Pembroke Hill School [File Name] 1NC T- PRESENCE 1. Interp Reduce means to diminish quantitatively Oxford English Dictionary, 89 (online, at Emory) reduce , v. 26. a. To bring down, diminish to a smaller number , amount, extent, etc., or to a single thing. Substantially means in the main WORDS AND PHRASES , 19 64 , p. 818. Substantially means in substance; in the main ; essentially; by including the material or essential part. Bases are the main part of the US military presence Lutz, 9 professor of International Studies at Brown (Catherine, The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle Against U.S. Military Posts, p. 6, google books) Bases are the literal and symbolic anchors, and the most visible centerpieces , of the U.S. military presence overseas . To understand where those bases are and how they are being used is essential for understanding the U nited S tates relationship with the rest of the world , the role of coercion in it, and its political economic complexion. The United States empire of bases its massive global impact and the global response to it are the subject of chapters in this book. Unlike the pundits and the strategic thinkers who corner the market on discussions of the U.S. military, these authors concentrate on the people around those bases and the impact of living in their shadow. The authors describe as well the social movements which have tried to call the worlds attention to the costs those bases impose on them without their consent. In this introduction, I ask why the bases were established in the first place, how they are currently configured around the world and how that configuration is changing, what myths have developed about the functions U.S. overseas bases serve, and, finally, introduce the global movement to push back or expel the bases altogether. 2. Violation - The aff doesnt reduce the number of U.S. bases, just the personnel at it 3. Vote Neg A. Limits - They make everything the military does topical Meyer, 7 Lieutenant Commander, US Navy (Richard, Naval Presence with a Purpose: Considerations for the Operational Commander, http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Considerations for the Operational Commander, http://www....
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- Spring '12
- United States armed forces, Military of the United States, Pembroke Hill School