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Several cartoons were used in the 1930s to represent such appeasement - and in those, Chamberlain was always carrying an umbrella.
Rashid al-Ghannushi, the head of the Tunisian Ennahda, also followed an appeasement approach with the Salafists in his country in spite of the repeated warnings he received from the security services regarding the connection of the Salafists to the Al-Qaeda organization and the Jihadist movements of the Islamic Maghreb.
When Hitler marched into Poland and Chamberlain was forced at last to stop his appeasement dithering and go to war, Australia believed it had no choice but to follow suit.
It would be ironic if she was sacrificed in appeasement of the farming lobby when the decision to cull was only taken following a vote by all AMs.
This sort of latter day appeasement, which is deeply imbedded in Western academia, and increasingly in the media as well, acts as a facilitator for the persistence of Arab illusions.
The Greek Cypriot leader has likened the EU's concessions to Turkey to the appeasement of Adolf Hitler in the 1930s in an interview with the British daily, the Guardian.
Lyons: The Tame Tasmanian: Appeasement and Rearmament in Australia 1932-39, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2008.
There was much debate about the relative merits of Chamberlain's policy of appeasement and Churchill's, not always successful, belligerence.
This appeasement just gave the mullahs more time to make a mix of nuclear weapons and fanatical fundamentalism that menaces the Middle East and beyond.
1938: Anthony Eden resigned as British Foreign Secretary, in protest over Prime Minister Chamberlain's appeasement policy.
Dear Editor, A fantastic article by Lord Corbett of Castle Vale on the political situation with Iran and the unfortunate policy of appeasement adopted by our government and the EU.
Furthermore, Lyons's increasing involvement in Australian foreign policy saw the his government move from a policy of "cunctation", that is, delaying while waiting for the other power to move first, to one of appeasement, that is, taking active steps to try to avert a deterioration in foreign relations, particularly with Japan, Italy and Germany.