Afghanistanism

noun
Af·ghan·i·stan·ism | \afˈganəˌstaˌnizəm, -taaˌn-, -stəˌ-\
plural -s

Definition of Afghanistanism 

: the practice (as by a journalist) of concentrating on problems in distant parts of the world while ignoring controversial local issues

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First Known Use of Afghanistanism

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Afghanistanism

Afghanistan + -ism; from the remoteness of Afghanistan

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