radical axis


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radical axis

n
(Mathematics) a line from any point of which tangents to two given circles are of equal length. It is the line joining the points of intersection of two circles
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A bad result for us is having the radical axis beat ISIS and feel strong.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, arguably the most important Israeli decision-maker on this question, recently told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that the Assad regime's fall "will be a major blow to the radical axis, major blow to IranC*.
Nasser cited the European source as saying that the Syrian crisis is the "focal point in the Middle East conflict between Arab states supported by Turkey and Western countries on the one hand and the radical axis led by Tehran and Damascus and their allies who are seeking to establish a new political balance of power in the region that would serve its interests, on the other.
If Israel's big fear following the collapse of the Hosni Mubarak regime was understandable because it has lost the most important ally in the region, its fear of a possible regime change in Syria is not understandable because it considers (the Syrian regime) as its arch enemy and a major pillar in the radical axis led by Iran and the biggest supporter of its two arch foes, Hamas and Hizbullah," Haidar said in her column on Friday.
Erdogan's neo-Ottomanism is not a return to an idyllic Ottoman Commonwealth; it is more a clash between a rising radical axis, led by two major non-Arab powers (Turkey and Iran), and the declining Arab conservative regimes.
If one imagines a radical axis stretching from Tehran through Israel's 'enemies', Sunni Syria could be seen as the odd-man-out amongst the Shia Muslims.
Color); supervising editor, Jay Wade Edwards; editors, Phil Samson, Ned Hastings, John Brestan; art director, Bob Pettitt; animation director, Craig Hartin; animation, Radical Axis, Big Deal Cartoons, Matthew I.
Radical Axis will both animate and produce the show that chronicles the adventures of a band of freak show performers and second-rate superheroes.
The decline in the popularity and legitimacy of the radical axis of Hizbullah and Bashar Assad, alongside "the erosion" in the Muslim Brotherhood's popularity in the Middle East, was a positive development.
call on Syria to distance itself from Iran, appeared to be the nucleus of a radical axis opposed to the United States and Israel
The moderates are worried that this approach will come at their expense and will be used by the radical axis to continue to carry out terror activities and rearm.