MAY 2020: Offshore Balancing (US Military)

MAY 2020: Offshore Balancing

Current Research for Public Forum Debate Class…

TOPIC: Offshore Balancing (US Military)

Resolved: The United States military should adopt a policy of offshore balancing.
Shared Folder: PF “Shared” Folder [2020-05-01] = Offshore Balancing.

BACKGROUND: 

Defining/Understanding: Offshore Balancing,
Audiopedia, September 20, 2017 [2 min]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlNBgtrdrOk

REQUIRED RESEARCH VIDEOS:

[Debate Overview] Offshore Balancing Video Overview,
DebateUS!, April 16, 2020 [29 min]
https://youtu.be/mRjzzhLkkvs  [Slides Only]
NOTE: Lecture from Stefan Bushard, he ran the Harvard debate program; founded and hosted “Planet Debate.” This is a debate subject lecture — not evidence (don’t quote him — only the sources he mentions)!

What Grand Strategy for America?: Why Offshore Balancing is Best (Stephen Walt),
Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, November 7, 2016 [90 min]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxpUp_5RHAQ&feature=youtu.be
NOTE: He (Stephen Walt) is a “top” expert on this debate subject/topic!

REQUIRED RESEARCH ARTICLES:

[later!] — Please check the “shared folder” for some great articles; request access, please!

OPTIONAL RESEARCH ARTICLES/VIDEOS: 

Offshore Balancing Daily Update,
DebateUS!, Last Updated: April 10, 2020
https://pf.debateus.org/blog/2020/04/10/offshore-balancing-evidence/
IMPORTANT: There are a tremendous number of underlined cards shared in here.

Searching for “Quincy Institute” & “Offshore Balancing”:
https://www.google.com/search?newwindow=1&sxsrf=ALeKk03GR0Yo__eMwNa3VOYudvFMP905Vg%3A1588525979359&source=hp&ei=m_uuXtq5D4jM-gTpz4HwCQ&q=quincy+institute+%26+offshore+balancing&oq=quincy+institute+%26+offshore+balancing&gs_lcp=CgZwc3ktYWIQAzIFCCEQoAEyBQghEKsCMgUIIRCrAjIFCCEQqwI6AggAOgUIABCDAToECCMQJzoGCAAQFhAeOggIABAWEAoQHjoHCCEQChCgAToFCAAQzQI6CAghEBYQHRAeUNsNWMFGYOpJaAFwAHgAgAF1iAGPGJIBBDM0LjOYAQCgAQGqAQdnd3Mtd2l6&sclient=psy-ab&ved=0ahUKEwia89a1mJjpAhUIpp4KHelnAJ4Q4dUDCAk&uact=5


CONTACT INFORMATION (Coach Bill):

Bill Eddy,
coachbill@magnetacademy.com
714.655.8135 (I prefer text)
When contacting me, please include your name and class information (day/time). Thanks!