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multilateral

of or involving more than two nations or parties
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While such self-defined leadership groups can play pioneering roles in international diplomacy, it is not clear on what basis they lay claim to multilateralist legitimacy and ascribe unilateralist illegitimacy to states that refuse to follow their lead.
The Western responses to Medvedev contain much more explicit references to the desirability of multilateralist agenda, which is strategically appealing to the EU in particular.
Yet being a consensus-builder, a good listener and a committed multilateralist with an optimistic view of the U.
What is clear is that a heavy multilateralist stick is the best incentive to stop the atrocities, force the deployment of a strong UN force, disband the militias and implement the comatose Peace Agreement.
Now, if multilateralism meant simply "building and nurturing alliances," then Otto yon Bismarck would have to be considered a great multilateralist.
So far he's kept a tenuous hold on the party, but his message is still patchy, generally promoting a multilateralist foreign policy and a hard line on deficit reduction.
Democratic presidential candidates and even Republican moderates are now calling for a return to the multilateralist foreign policy of previous administrations.
It's true that the equalizing mythology of the United Nations and its Security Council has become harder to sustain as American power has grown; even Bill Clinton, who is now mis-remembered as a starry-eyed multilateralist, came to view the council as a stagnant pool of lost great-power ambitions, a place where a Russia or France could puff themselves up into images of their former selves.
The UN seems to be waking up to that new reality, thanks to the multilateralist efforts of George W.
Any system failing the multilateralist or stability test should be opposed without compromise.
He said Canada and Europe strongly believed in a strong multilateralist tradition: "A world where we can solve global problems with a global consensus.
Finally, the multilateralist perspective helps analysts and policymakers understand some (though not all) state-to-state interactions.

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