41 examples of Acquiesce in a sentence
A sobering and inspiring look at the ease with which complacent citizens of a public-interest democracy can
to tyranny, and how a few honest men can teach them the need to fight for their rights.
But in the longer term, reducing its reliance on foreign trade and imported technologies will leave China stronger, more resilient, and possibly less willing to
to US-designed rules.
Moreover, in remaining preeminent, America requires other key states and regional groupings, such as ASEAN, to
in its security relationships.
American and European governments seem willing to use the carrot of economic aid to encourage this development, in the way that the US pays off Egypt and Jordan to
in the existence of Israel.
The political will of the Eurogroup was to ignore our proposals, let the negotiations fail, impose an indefinite bank holiday, and force the Greek government to
on everything – including a massive new loan that is almost triple the size we had proposed.
Everybody knows that, if the enlarged EU is to function effectively, the member states must not merely
in the dilution of their national political leverage, they must even accelerate the process: there must be more majority voting, and it must be easier to achieve.
Despite the Kremlin’s escalation, the US and the EU have refused to
to the negotiation Russia wants, and continue to support Ukraine’s integration with the EU and NATO.
By signing a pledge not to raise taxes, Tea Party representatives have credibly committed themselves not to
in any middle-of-the-road compromise.
With the Obama administration focused on Afghanistan and Iran, the Kremlin hopes that a West in need of its cooperation will
in its demands.
Effective opposition at home means that the government would no longer be able to
in the dead of night to various rescue operations for Germany’s EU partners.
because, simply put, they are afraid.
In fact, it is a fantasy to assume, as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu seems to do, that Trump’s support is the key to getting the Palestinians and their Arab and Muslim supporters to
to Israeli-Jewish rule over a city that is so important to both sides.
It has modest but useful soft power when great powers disagree but are willing to
in a course of action.
when told where and how to allocate funds.
Mubarak again refused to
in US plans to isolate Libya in the 1990’s for its involvement in the downing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
Greece is refusing to
to demands by its creditors that it cut payments to the elderly and raise the value-added tax on their medicine and electricity.
DiEM25 is imbued with this spirit of defiance: we will not be forced by the prospect of the EU’s disintegration to
to an EU of the establishment’s choosing.
As the reactive pathology of codependency would suggest, none of these countries can be expected to
to such measures without curtailing US access to their markets – a counter-response that could severely undermine the manufacturing revival that seems so central to the Trump presidency’s promise to “Make America Great Again.”
By confirming the Eastern Partnership agreements, the EU’s leaders will demonstrate that they are not prepared to
in a new Yalta-style division of the continent that would deprive these countries of their right to choose their own destiny.
But neither Khrushchev, nor Mikhail Gorbachev, nor Boris Yeltsin were able to uproot Russia’s stubborn culture of indifference and subordination, precisely because they insisted on top-down change and expected that the Russian people would simply
But they are often overruled or compelled to
It is clear that India, given its years of cooperation with Vietnam on oil and gas development, is not about to
in China’s claim to the South China Sea.
Instead, it should have publicly pushed for the third option, which would have been a watershed, for it would have signaled that the IMF will not be driven by its powerful members to
in bad policies.
After months of empty promises by separatist leaders, the citizens of Donetsk and Luhansk are unlikely to
quietly to Donbas’s transformation into another internationally isolated pariah entity that benefits Russia-based criminal networks.
Trembling politicians then usually
and put their taxpayers on the hook.
Disaffection with an ineffective government might lead voters to
in a more authoritarian government.
Neither the Palestinians nor the Syrians will
to their exclusion.
Certainly, Germany must continue to
in an ever-larger role for the European Central Bank, despite the obvious implicit fiscal risks.
After all, no government in the region – whether a democracy like Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the Philippines, a one-party state like China and Vietnam, or a tiny monarchy like Brunei – can
on such issues and hope to survive.
But I can never
to the suppression of freedom and the violation of citizens’ rights anywhere.