The key to persuasion (and this is true in any Lincoln-Douglas debate resolution) is to make your side seem like the emotional—yet reasonable—choice, and to shift the rhetorical debate to make your opponent’s side seem unimportant.
The Six-Day War is undoubtedly the most prominent application used in Stoa Lincoln-Douglas debate this year. It shows up nearly every round. This OPP brief addresses this.
When it comes to war, this means that governments should avoid large risks whenever possible. That’s what this case is built on.
When a war has already, in essence, begun, action must be taken to minimize the devastation of the conflict. That’s what this case is built on.
What military actions are justified? To answer, this article breaks down the wording, piece by piece.