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Brief Historical Overview of the Rise of China’s Power

Does the BRI Include Digital Infrastructure/5G?

Does the BRI Include Digital Infrastructure/5G?

*BRI Includes Internet/5G Digital Silk Road is integrated DW, April 26 2019, https://www.dw.com/en/belt-and-road-forum-will-chinas-digital-silk-road-lead-to-an-authoritarian-future/a-48497082, Belt and Road Forum: Will China’s ‘digital Silk Road’ lead to an authoritarian future? In May 2017, at the first Belt and Road International Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that big data would be integrated into the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to create the “digital Silk Road of the 21st century.” BRI includes 5G to

2019-20 LD Resolutions

2019-20 LD Resolutions

Resolved: Predictive policing is unjust. Bibliography Resolved: The United States ought to grant legal personhood to natural ecosystems. Bibliography & files Resolved: Japan ought to amend Article 9 of its constitution to allow for offensive military capabilities. Bibliography and files Resolved: The United States ought to legalize adult sex work. Files and argument list Resolved: The intergenerational accumulation of wealth is antithetical to democracy. Bibliography  Resolved: In the United States,

The African Union should officially recognize Somaliland’s independence.

General international Recognition of Somaliland (2018) African Union: Currently, there have been attempts by the African Union to provide stability within the State of Somalia without fully giving complete independent recognition to Somaliland. The policy of the AU to hold to colonial boards has been a common policy. Furthermore, the instability that could continue in the region if Somaliland would be allowed to succeed from Somaliland completely concerns the AU

On balance, the economic development benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement outweigh the harms.

General Keys to Successful AfCTA negotiations explained (2019) As of April 29, 2019, 22 countries have deposited their instruments of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement[1] to the African Union (AU), meeting the threshold for the agreement to come into effect. The AfCFTA entered into force on May 30, 2019.[2] The significance of the AfCFTA cannot be overstated: It will be the world’s largest free trade