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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"When our nation can't manage to turn the lights on for the people of Puerto Rico, when we can't help those suffering from opioid addiction get treatment, and when we can't ensure education and healthcare to all of our citizens, how is it possible we can justify spending billions more on weapons?" Washington DC-based Win Without War advocacy group director Stephen Miles stated on Wednesday, cited by The Guardian.
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. (98) Scholars have reflected upon the challenge that this lack of debate among credible authority figures posed to public opinion formation with respect to the Iraq War, since theory proposes that the public particularly needs educated experts and partisan cues to filter information with respect to foreign affairs.
Such pleading today from South Korea and Japan is reminiscent of the Cold War advocacy for detente by leftists in the West German government." Apparently, American's allies should gaily commit suicide at Washington's command.