Debate 1: European Missile Defenses for NATO

February 16, 2017

Debate question:

Participants will be asked to address the following statement:

  • Resolved – The U.S. should continue to expand European missile defenses for NATO

 

Debate 2: Modernization of Nuclear Missiles

May 23, 2017

Debate question:

Participants will be asked to address the following statement:

  • Resolved – Current plans to rebuild the U.S. nuclear arsenal are excessive, and the new ICBM and cruise missile should be cancelled or substantially curtailed.

 

Debate 3: North Korea’s Nuclear Program

June 20, 2017

Debate question

Participants will be asked to address the following statement:

  • Resolved – Diplomatic negotiations are the only way to prevent North Korea from fielding long-range ballistic missiles.

 

Debate 4: U.S. Nuclear Weapon Modernization

June 29, 2017

Debate question:

Participants will be asked to address the following question:

  • Does the U.S. need new types of nuclear weapons to meet current or future deterrence needs?

 

Debate 5: Future of the INF Treaty

September 27, 2017

Debate question:

Participants will be asked to address the following statement:

  • Resolved – The United States should respond to Russia’s INF violations by developing and deploying additional nuclear capabilities and refusing to negotiate any further arms control agreements until Russia complies with Treaty.