65 examples of Acquiescence in a sentence
Kowalski serves as a metaphor for Waco and Ruby Ridge, where the US government, with the cooperation of the mainstream media, threw around words like "white supremacist" and "right wing extremists as well as trumped-up drug charges to abridge the most fundamental of its' citizens rights, with the willing
of the general populace.
They should recognize that
would be tantamount to handing the US a blank check to set the rules of war and peace beyond the UN Security Council, and the rules of global trade beyond the World Trade Organization.
Like the EU’s leftist opponents, they denounce “diktats” from the European Commission in Brussels and the French government’s
But uncertainty is far better than knowing
Were an Asian country like China to rise to the top, it would not need the same level of regional cooperation and
to maintain its position and military footholds.
The conventional wisdom is that the euro was the political price Germany paid for French
to its reunification.
All states have an interest in stability, so it is hard to imagine that, in the absence of widespread, grave, and undeniable human rights violations, other states would recognize a region that, after being part of a state for many centuries, declared itself independent without the
of the country from which it secedes.
in China’s de facto ouster of the Philippines from the Scarborough Shoal (a disputed outcropping in the South China Sea) raised questions in Japan about the two countries’ supposed harmony of interests.
Perhaps that would be enough to reassure everyone that policymakers’ current
in a prolonged slump was a horrible mistake that will not be repeated.
For example, though China said little in public about Russia’s invasion and dismemberment of Georgia last summer, Russia is making a strategic mistake if it equates China’s public silence with tacit
in the Kremlin’s claim to “privileged” influence in the post-Soviet countries to China’s west.
to the situation created by Israel’s victory in 1967 proved to be extremely short-lived.
Saudi power and US
managed to stifle democratic agitation in the Gulf, but the region’s dynasties cannot expect to slip history’s noose once and for all.
A perceived change in American “behavior” under the Obama administration may facilitate Khamenei’s support for, or at least
in, an electoral victory by Mousavi.
National politicians were rewarded handsomely for their acquiescence, while anyone opposed to the cartel’s technocratic approach was labeled “un-European” and treated as an outsider.
In focusing on summit declarations and promises of far-reaching reforms of EU institutions, investors are missing the real risk: the collapse of public support for, or at least public
to, the austerity policies required to work down heavy debt burdens – and for the governments pursuing these policies.
Donald Trump may not be a reincarnated Hitler, but Republicans’
in every step he has taken away from civilized democratic norms is ominous.
in Musharraf’s reelection, however, appears to confirm rumors that the judges have come to terms with the generals.
The European Commission’s agreement in September to postpone full implementation of Ukraine’s association agreement with the European Union – the agreement that Ukrainians fought and died for in Kyiv last winter – signaled to Putin that cunning, force, and intimidation can win Western
in his subjugation of Ukraine and theft of Crimea.
in whatever Putin’s regime chooses to do would only confirm it in its belief that it now holds all the cards.
So Cuba will need to obtain, at the very least, American
Except for Russia’s brief war with Georgia in August 2008 (a conflict generally seen as instigated by reckless Georgian leadership), Russia’s
and commitment to the “new world order,” however problematic, was one of the great accomplishments of the post-Cold War era.
Making matters worse, the region also witnessed a superficially silly but actually dangerous attempt by the ALBA countries – Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Paraguay – to create, with the
of Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina, a regional organization excluding the United States and Canada.
Unsurprisingly, White’s scheme, founded on the United States’ post-war trade surplus, which it deployed to dollarize Europe and Japan in exchange for their
to full monetary-policy discretion for the US, prevailed.
And the Catalan government is confident that a repressive response by the Spanish authorities, reviving the images of police beating unarmed old women and teenagers that the world saw during the referendum on October 1, would pave the way for a peaceful rebellion within Catalonia and widespread international
The ECB’s ongoing
in the extend-and-pretend charade demanded by Greece’s creditors has demolished its claim to be independent.
The hard-fought independence of the former Soviet republics must not be tacitly traded away in
to Russia’s desire for regional hegemony.
For years, with the authorities’ encouragement (or at least acquiescence), China’s securities companies spared no effort in pumping up China’s stock exchanges with fashionable financial instruments and practices, the sole aim being to realize capital gains from rising prices (dividends are rarely distributed).
is beginning to erode because of environmental degradation, poor services, inequality, and corruption.”
would be a disastrous result for Europe.
They bank on eventual American acquiescence, as happened with India.