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Involvement in risky enterprises, especially in foreign affairs, while disregarding established principles or adverse consequences.

ad·ven′tur·ist adj. & n.
ad·ven′tur·is′tic adj.
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relating to adventurism
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Adj.1.adventuristic - of or pertaining to adventurism
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Fuller in a bid to identify the logic of the madness: 'As the geopolitics of the world changes particularly with the emergence of new power centres like China, the return of Russia, the growing independence of Turkey, the resistance of Iran to US domination in the Gulf, the waywardness of Israel, and the greater role of India and many other smaller players the emergence of a more aggressive and adventuristic Saudi Arabia is not surprising.'
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Within the Iranian theocracy, the pragmatic wing is deeply opposed to the "adventuristic approach" of the supremacists, with the latter repeatedly predicting the "imminent collapse" of "the US empire" and Israel; and their axis of anti-US/anti-Israel forces is only a tool for them to mobilise the masses in a 1.5 bn-strong Muslim world of which the Sunnis account for about 90%.
Some reports indicated that British Prime Minister Tony Blair was in contact with Assad over the issue.Pelosi has injected a fresh breath of optimism in an otherwise stale environment; we hope the momentum would be maintained to get the region out of the dark tunnel it has been led into by the short sighted and adventuristic policies of the present US administration.