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Neither did members of the historic Hong Kong communities that would not have existed except for 19th-century imperial adventurism: South Asians, Eurasians, Gurkhas, Portuguese, Jews, and others.
After stops in the Middle East and at the Vatican, the president will head to Brussels to meet with other NATO leaders, most notably the Europeans who have been holding the front line against Russian adventurism in recent years.
The New Yorker further explains Guthrie’s political evolution: Guthrie’s inchoate socialist leanings grew into a deep commitment to the labor movement and to the social and political adventurism of the American Communist Party.
On the surface, buying any newspaper in the chronically dismal climate for print carries the same air of quixotic adventurism as another Bezos pet project, the search for moon rockets on the bottom of the ocean.
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: an attitude or way of behaving that involves attempting to gain an advantage by doing things that are regarded as foolish or risky
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