- the advocacy or pursuit of a unilateral policy, especially in disarmament.
Origin of unilateralism
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Examples from the Web for unilateralism
The criticisms of choice were Abbas's unilateralism and defiance of Israel and his U.S. benefactors.American Jewish Organizations' Silence On Settlements
December 5, 2012
Unilateralism is not a substitute, but could help that process along by disentangling Israel from the West Bank.Does Rejectionism Matter?
September 25, 2012
Not all unilateralism is new or constructive; the devil is and will always be in the details.The Siren Call of Israeli Unilateralism
June 18, 2012
Hoping for a change in Netanyahu or even for Israeli unilateralism—whatever one might think of its merits—is misguided.Magical Thinking On Netanyahu
June 7, 2012
“Unilateralism has never worked,” said Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, a Palestinian activist and legislator.Former Israeli Security Chief Pushes for Unilateral Withdrawal
March 21, 2012
Word Origin and History for unilateralism
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