retaliationist

retaliationist

(rɪˌtælɪˈeɪʃənɪst)
n
a retaliator
adj
of or relating to retaliation
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Faludi traces the American rejection of insecurity and vulnerability in a post-atomic age in the willing and speedy embrace of a retaliationist military posture 'that would doom our response' to the dire events of 9/11 so that when this trauma 'called [Americans] to forge a mindful future, we succumbed to the hauntings of a fabricated past'.