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anaka
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BenJWasson
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Should the US get involved in other nation's affairs?

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BenJWasson
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/25/2016 Category: Education
Updated: 9 months ago Status: Post Voting Period
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anaka

Con

The US shouln't get nvolved in other nation's affairs for many reasons. The main reason is that it can provoke a war and destroys many lives.
BenJWasson

Pro

The United States is a country of generally positive values, democracy, personal freedom, regulated capitalism, federalism, etc. Not only do we have positive values, our values have given rise to the most prosperous nation in the history of the world. Given our excellent quality of life and the power we have, it is the duty of the American people to exercise this power to defend our way of life and promote it abroad.

I accept this debate. I will move on to my main point.

P1: The United States helps other countries morally.
The U.S. is like a big brother to many other countries, helping them out and providing support when needed. It's the same as with a schoolyard bully; If a bigger country is picking on a smaller country, a country with more authority than either of them needs to step in to stop the conflict. Most of the time the U.S. gets involved, it's for a righteous cause. It's our responsibility.

A majority of the dictators in power now are a result of failed us foreign policy so we are responsible for that and we should fix the problems we created. It is not easy to do. But if the U.S steps back and does nothing, they are seen as the bad guy, like in Bosnia or Rwanda. The world is a very complex place and some countries have the responsibility to help countries that are not capable of help themselves. The United States is one of these countries, providing help to all.

For this reason, vote Pro.
Debate Round No. 1
anaka

Con

anaka forfeited this round.
BenJWasson

Pro

My opponent has forfeited this round. I hope they do not do the same next round. As for now, extend.
Debate Round No. 2
anaka

Con

anaka forfeited this round.
BenJWasson

Pro

Okay then. My opponent has forfeited yet again. Extend.

Vote Pro. Thank you.
Debate Round No. 3
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by WaraiOtoko 9 months ago
WaraiOtoko
Specifically, the US shouldn't get involved at all in anything? or just the US alone dabbling in other country's business? define "affairs" I'm willing to accept depending on the answer.
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Vote Placed by U.n 9 months ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Con asserts that the US should stay out of other nations affairs because it cause wars and destroy lives. Then forfeits the remaining turns. Pro explains that the US uses its resources to assist many other countries and even cited examples of the us being seen negatively for NOT getting involved. Pros additional arguing points and extra level of detail made for a more convincing argument.
Vote Placed by JustAnotherFloridaGuy 9 months ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeiture.