War

4 Sep 2013
Popular demonstrations started in Syria in March and April 2011 as part of the Arab Spring movement that swept across large areas of the Middle East. This...
18 Jan 2013
In Syria there have now been almost two years of conflict between the Ba’ath Party of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and a fractured Arab spring...
17 Jul 2012
This debate first of all makes the assumption that a strike against terrorists is going to be made. The debate is therefore not focused on whether there should...
22 Feb 2012
The last few years have seen a renewed enthusiasm for atheism and secularism in much of the world and debates between believers and non-believers have become...
21 Feb 2012
The war in Iraq is likely to be remembered for decades, if not centuries, as the defining conflict of the early 21st century. The effect it had not only in the...
17 Feb 2012
The Taliban first emerged in an organized form in 1994, from the confusion of twenty years of civil war in Afghanistan. They presented themselves as an...
17 Feb 2012
In the wake of the shocking events of 11 September 2001, terrorism and the “war on terror” became the number one issue for the US government. But terrorism has...
26 Jan 2012
Conscription refers to the compulsory enrolment of citizens to national service. National service does not always include military service but traditionally...
26 Jan 2012
NATO is an alliance of 28 states from Europe and North America.[1] It was founded in 1949 at the start of the Cold War to provide for the collective defense of...
26 Jan 2012
This topic asks debaters to question the value of democracy as opposed to other systems, and whether democracy is so important that it ought to be required....
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