The Instigator
byaka2013
Pro (for)
The Contender
cook1999
Con (against)

The US Military Budget Should be Decreased

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 8/2/2017 Category: Politics
Updated: 11 months ago Status: Debating Period
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byaka2013

Pro

This debate discusses the topic of the United States military budget. Pro argues it should be decreased, while con can either argue it stays the same or should increase.

Burden of Proof
BOP is shared but falls mostly on me.

Current Budget
The US current military budget is 611.2 billon USD, according to https://en.m.wikipedia.org.... This will be the statistic used for budget for this debate, which includes the Department of Defense and general military funds.

Sub Topics
Economical benefits of decrease/ increase
Quality of national security
Likelihood of the need to quickly mobilize in the set of war
Where the money goes
Wasted budget money and where it could go/ what that money could do

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