Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013


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Unformatted text preview: offering to gut a democracy program because a dictatorship opposes it sends a terrible message to authoritarian regimes around the globe.¶ As I have written several times before, the best approach to securing Alan Gross's freedom is not giving in to the demands of an illegitimate regime, but by denying it things it wants and needs, such as U.S. tourists spending hard currency under currently licensed travel programs. Let's hope this Fulton Armstrong­led fiasco puts an end to any more appeasement attempts and the issue is placed in the hands of those with a more sober understanding of the nature of the Castro regime ¶ APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE 7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013 CFJPV Links: Venezuela APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE 7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013 CFJPV 1NC Venezuela Link The plan is appeasement – that emboldens Venezuela and results in effective anti­ Americanism Christy 3­15 (Patrick Christy, senior policy analyst at the Foreign Policy Initiative, US News, March 15 2013, Obama Must Stand Up for Democracy in Post­Chavez Venezuela,­report/2013/03/15/after­chavez­us­must­encourage­ democratic­venezuela,PS) Venezuela's upcoming election to replace the late Hugo Chavez gives the country an important opportunity t...
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