Friday, August 17, 2007
Debate: Policy Debate Demonstration from World Debate Institute - Another
From the World Debate Institute at the University of Vermont, comes this lengthy debate.
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This policy debate is on the topic:
Resolved: that the United States Federal Government should increase its constructive engagement with the government of one or more of: Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, and Syria, and it should include offering them a security guarantee(s) and/or a substantial increase in foreign assistance.
The debate featured four outstanding debaters, Doowan Chung of Wake Forest, Brian Rubiae of Texas-Dallas, Kyle Zarazan of Kansas State and Liz Lauzon of Richmond. This was the first demonstration debate of the two-week program.
Dr. Kevin Kuswa of Richmond leads a discussion after the debate.
In case you do not know, American policy debate takes place at high speed and utilizes a lot of quoted evidence read into the debate. The audio quality of these files is good enough to hear the voices very well.
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