irredentist


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irredentist

a person who favours the acquisition of territory that once was part of his country or is considered to have been
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eu, he says that Greece should accept an agreement provided that Macedonia changes its Constitution and discards its irredentist claims.
Palacevski addressed the participants of this event depicted irredentist symbols and a map of fYROM that included Greek territory.
Thai irredentists stripped away what they considered mistaken ethnic identities (Lao, Khmer, Kha, etc.
Pakistan has no desire to be irredentist in our approach.
The late King Hussein feared that an independent Palestinian state could become a radical irredentist entity, and his own 1988 decision to waive Jordan's claim on the West Bank, taken under pressure from the Arab League, was never ratified in parliament, and is still regarded by many as unconstitutional.
Concerned about a Turkic alliance with irredentist claims toward some of its territory, Iran sees Armenia as a valuable balancing factor in regional politics.
Now, the official rationale of the new legislation was to limit foreign interference in state affairs, but behind the decrees stood a growing fear that the questionable allegiances of these Italian clerks fueled the Irredentist movement in the city.
In the following chapter, the focus moves to the lead-up to the Second World War, when an ultra-nationalist government gained broad support with its irredentist propaganda and, in the years following, eventually succeeded in extending the country's borders in three directions.
Turkey bombs the Kurdish militia without of fear of being accused of irredentist aims.
He shows how the discourse became the ideological foundation of Thailand's irredentist strategy, the state's anti-Catholic campaign, and its acceptance of pan-Asianism during World War II; and how the "state as victim" narrative has been used by politicians to redefine Thai identity and elevate the military into the role of national savior.
The rise of IS has moreover not only created a puritan Islamist entity in the heart of the Middle East that is irredentist and expansionary in nature, it has also fuelled long-standing Kurdish nationalist aspirations and sparked separatist trends among many other groups.
For Zemmour, like many right-wing intellectuals, is a temporal irredentist, and the golden age for him lies in the heyday of Gaullist France.