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ik span shuh ni zuhm

  • n  the doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country

  • Ronald Reagan came into office with an East-West world view that saw each crisis as a possible target of Soviet expansionism that must be vigorously opposed.
  • Harry Truman, a plainspoken man with gut instincts for what was right, forcefully began the struggle against Soviet expansionism, a challenge that Roosevelt was too sanguine about.
  • He is a Sikh, a member of a casteless religion that combines elements of Hinduism and Islam but scorns both the caste system of the Hindus and the historic expansionism of the .

  • Daniel Ortega in Reuters
    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega told a news conference the OAS "was created as an instrument of American political domination and expansionism in Latin America and the Caribbean."
  • Manouchehr Mottaki in FOXNews
    It is due to the expansionism of Protestant sects that attract an ever-larger number of baptized Catholics, but also to moral relativism, imported from Europe and introduced on the continent above all by the local ruling classes, the mass media and... Claudio Hummes http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cl%C3%A1udio_Hummes&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFxtoeyEtJU5YpAlsoobFdWhUOiUA Forbes http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/05/07/ap3693604.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGXLjs8ohANSv8xCrv3Qq7oysZh0Q May 7, 2007 35223 44822 expansionism Negotiations could be in any fields including the West's wrongdoings such as expansionism, invasion and occupation," Mottaki said.

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