war-weariness


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war-weariness

n
literary exhaustion and low spirits caused by a long period of fighting
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Though Lenin's predicted revolutionary uprising in Germany and the rest of Europe did not materialise, he managed to put the prevailing widespread mood of war-weariness in Russia to the advantage of the Russian revolution.
In ordering a withdrawal, Putin also has the opportunity to reverse the domestic war-weariness while making a move that could soften sanctions imposed by the EU for Moscow annexing Crimea from Ukraine and its actions in the East Ukraine war.
Second, there is this feeling of war-weariness in the population.
Miscamble details the facts that Truman had to consider, and I would add another important, if oft overlooked, factor: the war-weariness of the American people combined with the great reticence of the veterans of the war in Europe to invade Japan.
But Washington is reluctant to deploy troops, thanks in part to the war-weariness of the US public in the wake of the failed and criminal US invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan.
led security order is fraying both as a result of war-weariness and the emergence of new powers internationally.
American war-weariness arguably also helped keep the U.
US war-weariness led President Barack Obama to agree a complete pull-out of US forces in 2011.
In a recent lecture given by Sir Peter Wall, Chief of the General Staff, Sir Peter pointed out that the long drawn out nature of the counterinsurgency campaign in Afghanistan had sapped the national will and brought on a degree of war-weariness.
I've a concern that war-weariness will set in before we even get to August, and that the commemorations will be all over by Christmas (to coin a phrase).
This war-weariness was echoed across the Atlantic, with only 25 percent of Americans in favor of intervention and 41 percent opposed, according to a a HuffPost/YouGov poll published a day earlier.
Besides the United States, NATO countries are also looking at Pakistan's role with hope and suspicion, particularly at times when pressure at home, economic issues in Europe, and war-weariness among security quarters is forcing the political leadership to push for an early withdrawal from Afghanistan.