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The Half Hour with YuYu Yuan and Spencer Travis: Ep. 29 - Fight for Kashmir

What's up, extempers? Episode 29 of The Half Hour with YuYu and Spencer is live! You are at the right place to learn, grab some research, and improve your extemporaneous craft. In this week's episode, YuYu and Spencer examine the fight for Kashmir.


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29 | Fight for Kashmir

-----Description of Podcast-----

Kashmir’s region is a highly contested area based on cultural differences. There are existing problems between India and Pakistan, but China may pose a threat in this region as well. In this episode, YuYu and Spencer delve into the fight for Kashmir.

-----Sources from this Video-----

  1. The Conversation - India and Pakistan fought 3 wars over Kashmir – here’s why international law and US help can’t solve this territorial dispute -

  2. Al Jazeera - India rebukes China FM over Kashmir remarks before expected visit -

  3. Al Jazeera - Concerns as China builds bridge on lake at disputed India border -

  4. Al Jazeera - Kashmir Files, hailed by Modi, triggers anti-Muslim hate speech -

  5. The EurAsian Times - China’s ‘Blunder’ In Pakistan – Did Beijing Compromise On The Kashmir Issue To Placate India Ahead Of Wang’s Visit? -

  6. Council on Foreign Relations - Conflict Between India and Pakistan -

  7. Al Jazeera - What is behind the recent surge in violence in Kashmir? -

  8. E-International Relations - A Look into the Conflict between India and Pakistan over Kashmir -

  9. BBC - Kashmir dispute: India PM Modi defends lifting special status -

  10. Ted Ed - Why was India split into two countries? - Haimanti Roy -

-----About The Half Hour-----

The Half Hour is a current events podcast designed with the intention of helping Extemp competitors (and other Speech and Debate members, as well as listening for the general public) understand the importance of political, social, or economical events on a domestic and international scale. As Extemp competitors only have half an hour to prep a speech, the podcast is designed to brief competitors in the same amount of time it would take for them to prep. Each episode looks at both sides of current events while providing background information to help expand upon the issue. The Half Hour also looks into common questions that people may be asked relating to current events and will work to answer them based on credible news sources from both sides.

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