Recent Examples on the WebWestern course, but welcoming nations that once stood apart from the alliance into the fold has helped prevent everything from Polish authorities attempting to jump-start their own nuclear weapons program to Hungarian irredentism in Romania.
Casey Michel, The New Republic, 16 Jan. 2020 Greeks are apparently more concerned about potential irredentism by Turkey, a traditional foe, amid a recent deterioration in bilateral ties, surveys suggest.
Niki Kitsantonis, New York Times, 5 June 2018 Without the end of such claims irredentism would never end.
Trudy Rubin, Philly.com, 6 Apr. 2018
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