belligerati

Related to belligerati: belligerent

belligerati

(bɪˌlɪdʒəˈrɑːtɪ)
pl n
intellectuals, such as writers, who advocate war or imperialism
[C20: from bellig(erent) + -ati as in literati]
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The nature of Rushdie's recent assertions has not gone unnoticed: Jonathan Freed-land, in a commentary in the Guardian, wonders if Rushdie is letting his enthusiasm for US culture lead him to an endorsement of the current Bush strategy; and Tariq Ali, in his article "The New Empire Loyalists," has famously labeled him as part of the new "belligerati" set.