Revanchism


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Revanchism

 

a policy of the chauvinistic circles of a country that has been defeated in war, aimed at preparing for a new war under the pretext of restoring the prewar boundaries and the prewar system of interstate relations.

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One does not necessarily leave a reading of Jeschke and Beynon's work thinking that bloody revanchism, however hedged, is the rhetorical mode the left needs now.
Smith, Neil 2001 "Global Social Cleansing: Postliberal Revanchism and the Export of Zero Tolerance." Social Justice 28(3): 68-74.
It was also the case with rising Russian revanchism, which some viewed as a precursor to a disruptive new cold war, and the electoral success of Euroskeptic and populist parties in the European Union, which some declared would lead to the EU's dissolution.
There, the potential of the Cold War danger, with the possibility of nuclear confrontation, has been preserved with the emergence of a strong China and the Soviet Union that was reduced to Russia that under President Vladimir Putin is armed with nuclear weapons and is hell-bent on revanchism.
Russian revanchism; Chinese territorial and economic aggression; Iranian murder, mayhem, and mischief across the greater Middle East and beyond; North Korean flagrant violations of international norms regarding the proliferation of nuclear weapons, and general bellicosity; and the growing and morphing threat of Salafist-based global jihad are combining to overwhelm our ability to respond in traditional ways.
Regarding the drivers of Putin's foreign policy and the goals they dictate, three broad and often overlapping themes (3) have emerged: Russian national tradition, Soviet patriotism and post-Cold War revanchism, and immediate domestic political imperatives.
They did not allow themselves to be blinded by revanchism and radicalism at the time, and they will certainly not allow it today," said SDP.
Everything forgotten in Armenia necessity of stayaway from aggressive calls, inadmissibility of revisionism and revanchism and undesirability of political and historical antagonism are all applied only to Azerbaijan.
This only feels worth pointing out in a climate of liberal revanchism in which celebrities such as Stephen Colbert have framed Coates as exceptionally pessimistic because he is not able to produce on request a rose-tinted dream of the future out of the bitter ashes of the present.
Beyond the financial crisis, Europe has faced a severe migration crisis and a security crisis, rooted in Russian revanchism. But Merkel's leadership has not always been celebrated, particularly in the context of the migration crisis.
Despite heightened tensions triggered by Russian revanchism in Ukraine and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe, the real risk of nuclear war emanates from a rogue actor, and North Korea heads the list.
(39) For a detailed discussion of Moslawi fears of Kurdish revanchism and domination, see Michael Knights, "How to Secure Mosul: Lessons from 2008-2014," Research Note 38 (2016): pp.