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expansionism

the doctrine or practice of expanding the economy or territory of a country
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Mafe, who also doubles as the majority leader in Ogun State House of Assembly, said: 'APM is a child of circumstance adopted to fight injustice, slavery and retain our freedom from Lagos expansionists who want hinder the continued rapid development of Ogun State as we have seen under Governor Ibikunle Amosun.'
More generally, are military officers on the ground more likely to favor a militarized and expansionist foreign policy?
As the title indicates, Villafana's primary focus is on presenting the expansionist goals of the United States as a significant factor in the outcome of the Cuban independence movement.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi in a meeting with his Algerian counterpart Bel-Qassem Bel-Abbas underlined that the regional nations will stand against the US and the Zionist regime's expansionist policies.
To many, it will be seen as proof of a powerful inner circle in Tehran that is expansionist, aggressive and with malevolent intentions toward Bahrain.
Tracing the earlier history of the Sioux and Zulus, he shows that both peoples had been expansionist and imperialistic, having extended their domains by warring on their neighbors.
If he had been content simply to urge the importance of his expansionists and their vision as part of a large pattern of causation, we might be more convinced.
Israeli expansionists claim these shrines and tombs are part of the Zionist regime's property, the article said.
Indeed, Indians represented the greatest danger to the imaginings of early expansionists, as they represented not only physical danger in attempts to remove them but also impediments to commercial development and thus national growth and security.
He said Tehran believes that the expansionist powers' interference in Mauritius is "just the result of the arrogant powers' greed for that country's capital and wealth".
The expansionists' longtime opponents, the "nonexpansionists," were more cautious about American growth.
The solitary mention of the Pine Tree State refers in passing to the "expansionists holding Maine's statehood hostage" (167).