Vansittartism

[ van-sit-er-tiz-uh m ]
/ vænˈsɪt ərˌtɪz əm /

noun

a doctrine holding that the militaristic and aggressive policies of German leaders since the time of the Franco-Prussian war have had the support of the German people and that Germany should undergo a program of demilitarization and corrective education to prevent similar action in the future.

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