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expansionism

the doctrine or practice of expanding the economy or territory of a country
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There is no international justice or legitimacy by ignoring these Chinese expansionistic and hegemonic intentions.
According to Brandon Martinez, ISIL is pursuing a Zionist agenda that was set out in 1980s by a fanatic Israeli strategist Oded Yinon who had envisaged the balkanization of the Middle East nations that are not supportive of Israel's expansionistic, imperial agenda.
Velinovska asks--who runs the state politics in Macedonia and how can it be defined--peaceful, neutral, expansionistic, Balkan, Western European, pro-American, anti-Asian, colonial, passive, active, apathetic?
Thirdly, and most importantly, the author put Japan and China on the same level and recommended solutions that ignored Chinese expansionistic and hegemonic intentions.
Tudjman, lacking both the resources and even minimal measure of outside support, attempted to follow Milosevic in his expansionistic and hegemonic designs towards neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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But Mattson's book helps to remind us that there was a time in recent American history when the expansionistic, consumerist and extractive approaches that Reagan was to play upon were on the defensive, a time when the majority of the American people (who, after all, had elected Carter to be president in 1976) were willing to consider other approaches.
This project is expansionistic in nature and is more than willing to exploit the West's contemporary infatuation with multiculturalism to advance its objectives, including the suppression of dissent under the mantra of minority rights.
Although these conquests were largely an extension of an autochthonous expansionistic pattern, the political context and the geographic location of the territories annexed or definitively brought under control (the regions beyond the Caucasus mountain chain, Central Asia beyond the Hungry Steppe, and the Pacific coast) made it plausible to compare these new tsarist possessions to European colonies.
They believe in the accounts of their mighty, expansionistic imperialist empires with subordinate alliances made up of multi-ethnic and multi-language communities, including the Shan, the Arakanese, the Mons, and so on, encompassing the present day Burma and its political boundaries and, at times, stretching into neighbouring India and Thailand are their subordinates and hence should not be treated as equal.
The mood of the airlines is certainly not expansionistic at this time.
In fact, not only was the United States exerting its political and economic power to draw the island into its sphere of influence because of its strategic position in the Caribbean Sea, but, in following its expansionistic strategies, it also strongly advocated an increasing acquaintance between the North American and the Cuban peoples.