expansionism


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expansionism

the doctrine or practice of expanding the economy or territory of a country
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This expansionism is boosting the capacity of Iran, a Shiite nation, to threaten Israel and the region's U.
The main cause of the South China Sea disputes is China's aggressive expansionism in the region.
The author of this study shows how American imperialism, expansionism, and the cultivation of grapes are intimately intertwined.
The EU is responsible for one of the most stable periods in European history, acting as a bulwark to any Russian expansionism.
He stated that Iran's aggressive policy against the Kingdom and other GCC countries poses a serious threat to the regional and international security, stability and peace, necessitating firm response as Iran is seen to have greediness in the region and is poised to exercise a sectarian expansionism despite the patient attitude of the Kingdom towards it until yesterday and the day before yesterday's decisive and historic acts by the Kingdom.
Therefore, the littoral states of the South China Sea are right to resist Chinese expansionism onto the reefs and atolls of the Paracel and Spratly Islands, that are nowhere near China's territorial waters.
He stressed the importance of maintaining and strengthening solidarity between Ukraine, the United States and the European Union to counter Russian expansionism and protect the fundamental principles of civilized international relations and values inherent to the free and democratic world.
The seeds of IS' extreme sectarian theology germinated in a specific social incubator brought about by the collapse of Sunni leadership, Iran's opportunistic expansionism, and serial American misjudgment.
Al Watan said observers believe that the strong position of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states vis-a-vis Iran's meddling in Bahrain's internal affairs was clearly against Iran's expansionism policy of exporting the so-called revolution as the case in Iraq, Syria, Sanaa and Iran's machinations in Lebanon but this does not apply to the border maps of GCC countries, especially Bahrain, and could spearhead far more bigger decisive storms than Operation Decisive Storm.
A confrontation between Iran's theocracy and the Saudi-led Arab coalition of states opposed to Tehran's use of political Islam as a vehicle for its expansionism in the Greater Middle East (GME) has taken a new turn: The proposed nuclear deal between Iran and the US-led 5+1 powers is triggering a race for atomic capabilities between the two rival camps.
The world has changed, there was a time when may be expansionism was used to be the symbol of a country's power as to which one is expanding how much and reaching which place.
There are powerful political tides sweeping the continent - strong nationalist movements, hard attitudes on immigration, aggressive Russian expansionism and the siren call of parties and governments who would wish away the rules of economics.