anti-war movement


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Noun1.anti-war movement - a campaign against entering or continuing a waranti-war movement - a campaign against entering or continuing a war
crusade, campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
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The anti-war movement was particularly strong in Huddersfield, resulting in many local conscientious objectors.
We were defending South Vietnam from the communists of the north, resisting the expansion of Chinese influence in Southeast Asia, and we would have prevailed had not the anti-war movement divided America and weakened its resolve.
1967: Thousands join anti-war movement The biggest demonstration yet against American involvement in the Vietnam War has taken place in the town of Oakland, in California.
The role of Welshmen in the early years of the Secret Service and the Second World War's Defence of Welsh Culture Committee will be among the subjects discussed, along with the experiences of Anglesey children during the Great War and the Welsh anti-war movement.
In doing so, she challenges a number of assumptions about the anti-war movement itself and the New Left in general.
This was a victory for the anti-war movement and a blow to the warmongers who believe that going to war is the only route to peace.
On the surface it's a love story but in its belly it's about the anti-war movement," explains dance lecturer Jacqueline Jones.
Truman saw none such activity during Korea, and the anti-war movement remained largely the province of campus activists during most of the Johnson Administration, although it did turn the public tide against LBJ and figured in his decision not to run for reelection.
From the anti-war movement and "All in the Family" to the women's movement and Woodstock, the alphabetical entries cover key figures, trends, and events in politics, activism, music, entertainment, pop culture, literature, religion, sports, and lifestyles.
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has praised US Army specialist Bradley Manning for "galvanising" the anti-war movement.
The Irish Anti-War Movement has also announced plans to hold a protest when Blair attends a booksigning of his autobigraphy in Eason's, O'Connell St, Dublin, on September 4.
Claudia Saba, from the Irish Anti-War Movement, said it was "disgraceful" that gardai would try to prevent the "peaceful" event.