The United States has military forces in Afghanistan to fight terrorism. The Affirmative case argues that further military efforts in Afghanistan are futile, the war is unwinnable, fueling corruption in the Afghan government, and withdrawal would save money and lives. Negative will argue that withdrawing our forces would lead to a much worse future. The Status Quo is effectively fighting terrorism there, and if corruption is a problem, US presence is the best way to fight it. There would be a resurgent Taliban with increased terrorism, human rights would be threatened, and America would lose its honor by withdrawing.
This lesson gives the evidence formatted into a case behind why the US presence in Afghanistan has been wasteful. This download also gives additional evidence to read throughout the debate round.
The United States needs to maintain a good relationship with Pakistan, and the only way to restore it would be to un-freeze the military aid.
This lesson gives the evidence and formatted case behind why the involvement in Pakistan has been a necessary use of resources. This download also gives additional evidence to present in a debate round.