war advocacy

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Noun1.war advocacy - a policy of advocating war
hawkishness - any political orientation favoring aggressive policies
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That is, debate and decision frame a newsworthy "story," and so, as congressional inquiry into the Administration's claims "melted away," reporters had to turn to less credible sources to balance coverage of administration threat claims and war advocacy.
Such pleading today from South Korea and Japan is reminiscent of the Cold War advocacy for detente by leftists in the West German government.