isolationism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n isolationism a policy of nonparticipation in international economic and political relations
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Usage

In literature:

The defeat of pacifist isolationism was not accomplished by the interventionists, but by Japan.
"Proclaim Liberty!" by Gilbert Seldes
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In news:

In his new exhibit, Columbus sculptor Todd Slaughter searches for links between isolationism and nature.
The New Isolationism As Americans' support for Middle East engagement wanes, so does our influence there.
Pariahs' Progress: On Isolationism The Nation.
Look to the cold war to chill fresh calls for American isolationism .
Several Democrats and Republicans are calling for a fresh -- and dangerous -- isolationism .
American isolationism is fueled by ignorance.
He has not given in to " isolationism " – but neither have most Tea Party supporters.
Death and Life of Isolationism .
So why do people always turn to Lodge's so-called isolationism .
So we're left with Lodge's refusal to support the Treaty of Versailles as most popular example of his isolationism .
"This is isolationism ," McCain said of the opposition to the US Libya mission from congressional Republicans and GOP presidential candidates.
"I don't like the drift of the Republican Party toward what appears to be a retreat or a move more towards isolationism ," Pawlenty said.
But there may be other factors than a new isolationism at play.
" It has been corrected to "neo- isolationism .
Although McGovern gained support from the New Left, his anti-war politics and pseudo-isolationism echoed the progressive Methodism of his youth.
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