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Arab leaders—especially in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Jordan—have turned their focus on the expansionism of Iran.
And until recently India has shied away from working with other countries that are equally concerned by China’s expansionism.
Compounding the suspicion that a U.S.–Iran conflict is in the cards is that the administration has identified checking Iranian expansionism as a goal of its Middle East policy.
In the end, drawing attention to Russian expansionism did Romney little good.
In the early 1980s, President Reagan shifted away from his predecessors’ containment strategy toward a new plan of rolling back Soviet expansionism.
This was a response to Japan's militaristic expansionism that included widespread war crimes in China before World War II.
But Xi also moved to counter accusations of expansionism, which especially dog Beijing's activity in the South China Sea, where his navy has been reclaiming and militarizing disputed rocks and reefs.
De Klerk: With the coming down of the Berlin Wall, and the breakup of the U.S.S.R., the threat of Soviet communist expansionism fell away.
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