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unilateral

adjective independent, lone, not recippocal, one-sided, single, singular, unaided
Associated concepts: unilateral action, unilateral contract, unilateral mistake
See also: ex parte

unilateral

‘one way’.
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There are other suspicions about what Obama wants out of international cooperation, instead of unilateralism, when he says that regional peace talks should take place quickly, and that "we will develop regional initiatives with multilateral participation, alongside bilateral negotiations (between Israel and concerned states).
In addition to those he lists, I would encourage him and others interested in unilateralism to study how unilateral devices are used in tandem to achieve political objectives.
Bush called for assembling global democratic unity, underscoring his two-pronged soft and hard-line approach as opposed to his first-term unilateralism that led to souring ties, mainly with Europe.
The unilateralism of the United States was visible once again when President Bush shocked the rest of the world by withdrawing from the Kyoto Global Warming Treaty agreed to by 178 other countries.
unilateralism or the United States playing the global gendarme.
This is one of those clarion calls for a return to internationalism rather than American military unilateralism.
Nato Secretary-General Lord Robertson (left) warned European and Canadian allies yesterday that a failure to improve their ability to respond to military crises could push Washington towards unilateralism.
In October, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad underscored the age-old and cordial relations between Tehran and Seoul, and said both Iran and South Korea oppose unilateralism and seek a fair world order.
NNA - 20/4/2012 - The Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, on Friday reiterated that Russia has been adopting a pluralism-aimed method on the level of international relations, as it flatly spurns unilateralism of power.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Al-Iraqiya Bloc's spokeswoman announced that her bloc tried to "withdraw confidence from Premier Nouri al-Maliki's government" because "Iraq is heading toward new unilateralism.
of Victoria) takes the helm here, recognizing the continued unraveling of the Oslo peace process; the development Islamist movements in Turkey, Iran, Egypt, and Lebanon; and the intensification of diplomatic and military unilateralism in the region by the US.
unilateralism in the exercise of powers under the U.

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