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Unformatted text preview: Atchison/Matheson/JHeidt/Foley UMich 7 Week Seniors Iraq Aff - Wave 1 ***Affirmative*** ***Iraq Stability Advantage*** Iraq Aff - Wave 1.................................................................................................................................................1 1AC- US Credibilty Scenario................................................................................................................................7 Advantage One: Iraq Stability.................................................................................................7 Obama has promised full withdrawal .....................................................................................7 Delaying withdrawal past the SOFA agreement creates policy tunnel vision plan causes focus shift to the root causes of violence.............................................................................................................7 Flip flopping on withdrawal will kill US credibility and global political capital........................8 Sticking to the withdrawal plan is key to credibility.................................................................8 Overstaying Iraq crushes credibility opens multiple scenarios for extinction..........................9 1AC- Iraqi Escalation Scenario...........................................................................................................................11 Scenario __ is Iraqi Escalation:...............................................................................................11 Delaying withdrawal creates the perception that we are trying to impose policies instability 11 This perception spillsover to the rest of the security relationship collapses our bilateral defense arrangements.........................................................................................................................11 Iraqi violence is sustained because they think violence is the only way to get us out .............11 Troops still deployed will not be performing military operations just non-combat training and support missions.................................................................................................................................11 Iraqi instability spillsover.......................................................................................................12 And the US will still exercise leverage over the Iraqi Security Force.......................................12 Sticking within the bounds of the timeline and withdrawing troops is key troops cant maintain stability...12 1AC- Iraq Politics Scenario ...............................................................................................................................14 New Iraqi coalition government forming now momentum from recent meetings ...............14New Iraqi coalition government forming now momentum from recent meetings ....
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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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