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Resolved: The United States ought to promote democracy in the Middle East (Intro)

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Resolved: The United States ought to promote democracy in the Middle East (Intro)

Introduction The Lincoln-Douglas resolution asks the question of whether or not the US should promote democracy in the Middle East. This is a very complex resolution that really asks many different questions – (a) Should the United States promoted democracy at all? (b) Is any democracy promotion effective? (c) How are questions A & B answered in the context of the Middle East? (d) Is such promotion, even if it

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Resolved: The United States ought to promote democracy in the Middle East (Negative)

Intro Essay   Negative Essay Current Bibliography  Previous Bibliography (small) [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=194] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=211] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=291] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=288] The Negative Although the case for making an effort to promote democracy in the Middle East is strong, the Negative case is also strong, and it may even be stronger than the Affirmative case.  As you may have realized reading the first part of this essay, it is difficult

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Resolved: The United States ought to promote democracy in the Middle East (Affirmative)

Intro Essay  Negative Essay Current Bibliography  Previous Bibliography (small) [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=194] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=211] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=291] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=288] The Affirmative Democracy promotion advocates such as Thomas Carothers contend that the the United States should expand and improve its democracy promotion programs in order to institutionalize democracy in the Middle East and avoid democratic backsliding And although democracy promotion has been previously discussed as including a positive flow