Given the historical events and circumstances surrounding the post-World War II opera libretto and the original 1939 radio play, the Brecht text was considered too staunchly antimilitaristic
, and not in accordance with advocacy of defensive strategy planned for the nascent German Democratic Republic.
Dellums continues his basic antimilitaristic
social-democratic agenda while also fighting to maintain military bases in California threatened with closure.
With its focus on the aftermath of battle and feminine grief, Turner's painting rejects any notion of martial heroism; it would have conformed to antimilitaristic
attitudes that were widely held at the time.
In particular, I argue that the JCIA proposal failed primarily because of attacks on important proponents that, while sometimes driven by seemingly rational organizational interests, were nevertheless legitimated by growing antimilitaristic
sentiments shared by elites from the political center to the left of the ideological spectrum.
Despite attempts by the Israeli public and mainstream media to portray New Profile as extreme, their antimilitaristic
stance has struck a chord in Israeli society as it destabilizes existing conceptions of masculinity and femininity.
Author Geoffrey Perret expressed the traditional view as follows: "The antimilitaristic
side of the American character is forever on guard.
24) As the women scatter ornaments over the child's body, Davis and Flanagan hoped that the emotional wrenching would make the audience listen closer to the antimilitaristic
message of the play.
network Ofog is preparing non-violence civil disobedience action in connection with the training, the network s website informs.
The political scientist Hans Morgenthau wrote, "throughout the nation's history, the national destiny of the United States has been understood in antimilitaristic
, libertarian terms.
response to the horrors of World War II is apparent in the allegorical God of War, 1940, but he evidently continued to yearn for the bad old Berlin days when he was on the social scene and politically active--indeed, in the center of the action.
The dissipation of the peace protest movement, including the women's groups in Israel by the mid-1990s and the low impact of these activities on policy has been explained by several factors: lack of legitimacy in the society at large for linking antimilitaristic
and anti-sexist agendas (Chazan, 1991); lack of true radicalism in practice of the activists (Sasson-Levi, 1994); and the demise of the political opportunity structure presented by events following the 1991 Gulf war and the Labor party's victory in the 1992 elections (Sharoni, 1995).
To be enforced, however, Germany's new antimilitaristic
tradition no longer needs a constitution, as was instituted in 1949 to protect the Germans from themselves, or an occupation army, as was the case during the Cold War to protect Europe from Germany and Germany in Europe.