Guantánamo Bay detention facility center was established by the United States in 2002 as a place to hold people perceived to be ‘enemy combatants’ in the ‘war on terror.’ This case argues that we should close these facilities because the detainees at Guantánamo have had their rights violated.
This is a comprehensive topicality brief (from a Negative perspective, although an Affirmative could use it if a definition fits their case) providing multiple definitions of terrorism and “foreign policy” that can be used to narrow the resolution and help argue topicality.
This Negative brief says that Egypt doesn’t need or want our help. The U.S.-Egypt relationship isn’t as important as it once was, the U.S. weapon manufacturing industry isn’t a very big generator of jobs, and Egypt is not going to accept our training.
The US provides anti-terrorism military aid to Egypt. Unfortunately, that support is not sufficient. When the Affirmative team increases military aid and training with this plan, they will reaffirm the U.S.–Egypt relationship, boost the U.S. weapon manufacturing industry, and help Egypt in the war on terrorism.
The United States currently has over 90% of food donated as foreign food aid bought in the US and then the physical bags of grain are shipped to the needy countries. This plan takes the recommendation of many experts who advocate switching to local and regional procurement (LRP).