South Korea 2AC Blocks 3.0

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Unformatted text preview: FILE NAME HOOCH <Tournament> 2009-2010 <Your Name> South Korea 2AC Blocks 3.0 Last printed 1 FILE NAME HOOCH <Tournament> 2009-2010 <Your Name> Last printed ***THE CASE 2 FILE NAME HOOCH <Tournament> 2009-2010 <Your Name> A2: North Korea Military Weak Miscalculation is still possible Garnaut, 6-5-10 – (6/5/10, John, The Age, “Behind North Korea Bluster is People Fight for Survival”, http://www.lexisnexis.com) But behind North Korea's threats, its handful of semi-functional nuclear weapons and its cartoon dictator, there is a cowering, depleted, shattered nation that can barely concentrate beyond the next meal. "They are exhausted," says a diplomat who left Pyongyang last week after meeting military officers there. "They are absolutely not prepared for war." But that, he adds, does not exclude the possibility of suicidal miscalculation. North Korea remains opaque, its politics impenetrable, but no longer hermetically sealed from the outside world. Traders and refugees are getting out and even arranging phone calls to relatives within range of Chinese mobile phone towers. Last printed 3 FILE NAME HOOCH <Tournament> 2009-2010 <Your Name> A2: China War Good War not inevitable— A. Shifting to alternative energy now – that solves resource disputes B. What one theorist says about China’s ontology doesn’t mean it’ll attack the US – changing geopolitical structures encourage more economic cooperation rather than imperialist strategies Escalation of the Taiwanese conflict immediately draws in other great powers and regional actors --- ensures a widespread thermonuclear war irrespective of the Chinese arsenals ---that’s Huncovik A US first strike decimates the environment --- cause extinction Takai ‘9 , Retired Colonel and Former Researcher in the military science faculty of the Staff College for Japan’s Ground Self Defense Force (“U.S.- China nuclear strikes would spell doomsday”, October 7, http://www.upiasia.com/Security/2009/10/07/us- china_nuclear_strikes_would_spell_doomsday/7213/) What would happen if China launched its 20 Dongfeng-5 intercontinental ballistic missiles, each with a 5-megaton warhead, at 20 major U.S. cities? Prevailing opinion in Washington D.C. until not so long ago was that the raids would cause over 40 million casualties, annihilating much of the United Prevailing opinion in Washington D....
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