Related formsan·ti-i·so·la·tion·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for isolationism
Yet American minimalism, isolationism, realism, mind-our-own-business-ism—whatever you want to call it—is cyclical.
So how does he end up with the leader of American isolationism?Is Rand Paul a Secret Hawk? Or Maybe Not a Total Dove?|James Kirchick|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cheney tacitly bashed Paul last month, saying an “increasing strain of isolationism” is taking over their party.Will Rand Paul’s Unorthodox Foreign Policy Fit in the GOP?|Kristen Soltis Anderson|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Paul, by talking up his isolationism, would goad Romney into sounding like Dick Cheney.Michael Tomasky: Why Iowa Is Mitt Romney’s Do-or-Die Moment|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The cold war lasted half a century, but isolationism never left the conservative DNA.Peter Beinart: How Ron Paul Will Change the GOP in 2012|Peter Beinart|December 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
This is a fact: Strength in the pursuit of peace is no vice; isolationism in the pursuit of security is no virtue.
Perfectionism, no less than isolationism or imperialism or power politics, may obstruct the paths to international peace.State of the Union Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt|Franklin D. Roosevelt
Isolationism would not only tie our hands in fighting enemies, it would keep us from helping our friends in desperate need.
We have made it equally dear that we will not retreat to isolationism.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman|Harry S. Truman
British Dictionary definitions for isolationism
Derived Formsisolationist, noun, adjective
Culture definitions for isolationism
The doctrine that a nation should stay out of the disputes and affairs of other nations. The United States practiced a policy of isolationism until World War I and did not pursue an active international policy until after World War II. (See “entangling alliances with none.”)