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Latin America

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic engagement toward Cuba, Mexico, or Venezuela.

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Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its non-military exploration and/or development of the Earth’s oceans.

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Discuss direct consequences and indirect (opportunity) costs of various plans.

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Most attempts to define fall short. Discuss arguments that fall outside of traditional debate taxonomy and learn the theory behind them.

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It's nongeographic, but otherwise it's much like other regional circuits--a community with an invitational season and a championship tournament.

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