hawkishness hawkishness

Definition(s):

  • (n) any political orientation favoring aggressive policies

Usage(s):

  1. Among Democrats, hawkishness is out of fashion, but humanitarianism remains strong.
  2. He could get away with this hawkishness--perhaps even be celebrated for it--if he were still the McCain of 2000.
  3. But while Shamanov's human-rights record is the issue making waves internationally, inside Russia it's his hawkishness that is causing problems for the country's leadership.

News

  • Goldman Analysts Go Cold On Turkey (Update 1)

    Goldman Turkey story updated to include sharp reversal in Goldman view from a year earlier. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Goldman Sachs has gone from bull to bear on Turkey as the investment bank's analysts elaborate upon their recent cautious outlook for emerging markets countries in light of increased hawkishness from the U.S. Federal Reserve. A team of analysts led by Singapore-based Christopher ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

Quotes

  1. "As he grew older, he also increasingly moved to the center. He was privately critical of Bush's Iraq war and was also surprised by Cheney's growing hawkishness," writes Beschloss.
    on Dec 31, 2006 By: Michael Beschloss Source: Earthtimes.org

  2. "I think the candidates' positions on foreign policy haven't communicated yet throughout the electorate," Yankelovich said. "When they do ...... the hawkishness of McCain will work against him [so long as] the Democrats find a way of...
    on May 1, 2008 By: Daniel Yankelovich Source: Asia Times Online

  3. "I'm told the concerns are exactly the same over here as they are in England," Griffiths says. "The fear that this kind of careerist hawkishness is filtering down to teenagers. In England, if you go to Oxbridge, that's a meal ticket for life....
    on Sep 29, 2006 By: Richard Griffiths Source: guardian.co.uk

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