self-determination

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self-determination

the right of a nation or people to determine its own form of government without influence from outside
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It can be successfully dealt with by cooperating with other countries, which must inevitably mean giving up a measure of national independence.
Nationalist and communalist parties in Malaya emerged and eventually succeeded in securing national independence from Britain in 1957.
He coins the epithet "light-green" to more accurately reflect how environmental concerns eventually merged with chronic doubts about modernization to temper half a century of rapid economic growth driven by imperatives of national independence.
CAUSE AND EFFECT: What changes did the United Kingdom experience after World War lip (Countries that were still British colonies began winning their national independence.
A few months ago, ``Out with the Jews'' and ``Death to Jews'' graffiti were painted in a most conspicuous spot overlooking the Corinth-Tripoli highway, where Greeks battled against great odds to save their national independence.
But this documentary highlights their fight for national independence.
The only issue to be decided is whether we want to give up our national independence in a bid to create a stronger Europe.
For Britain, as for the accession countries, the choice may yet be between accepting the extinction of national independence, democracy, and freedom in an anti-American NSU or having to face the equivalent of Napoleon's Continental System of trade exclusion.
Is this a tragedy or comedy that former Japanese military pawns evaluate the contributors to national independence and pin medals on them?
The prevailing ideology of that society was necessarily different from that of other Caribbean territories that gained their national independence years later.
There is a chance a national independence standard could emerge for all CPAs, not just those with SEC clients.
Why should the British be afraid that the French, with their generosity and logic, their strong sense of national independence and the rights of the individual, would allow the European Union to become a soulless super-state rather than a Europe des patries, a Europe of nation-states, to which every culture will contribute--even if the medium of communication has to be English?

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