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The US Secretary of State issued an apoplectic warning to Pakistan of dire consequences, and the Pakistani leaders, staying true to form, remained cringing and pusillanimous. Our respected foreign minister, whose gaffe for declaring Pakistan as being neutral in the wake of the Mumbai attacks, was largely missed by our yokelish media.
Poor Neville, he never stood a chance and, worse still, anyone who ever opposes any confrontation with a vicious power is forever tarred with the same brush and branded a pusillanimous weakling.
Goldstone said Israeli efforts to investigate allegations of war crimes by its soldiers had so far been "pusillanimous." The Gaza war, codenamed Operation Cast Lead, began on Dec.
Goldstone said Israeli efforts to investigate allegations of war crimes by its soldiers had so far been "pusillanimous.Eoe1/4A[yen] The Gaza war, codenamed Operation Cast Lead, began on Dec.
Ngugi's condemnation of ill-conceived works of literature is not restricted to foreign writes, He also singles out Alan Paton's Cry the Beloved Country as containing pusillanimous dreams and flabby hopes of ill-motivated white liberalism.
The cowardice of a pusillanimous government, and especially of two cabinet ministers--Education Minister Shirley Bond and Attorney-General Wally Oppal--who reached a secret agreement with two homosexual activists without ever allowing debate in the Legislature.
To flunk the issue in this way seems unnecessarily pusillanimous, since the arguments for retaining the picture's conventional title are compelling, while those against it are few and weak.
Moreover, Dravid himself had not done a favour to anyone by such a pusillanimous performance after having gone on record saying that he was quitting captaincy to concentrate on his batting.
It's high time that self-hating, pusillanimous Americans everywhere revisit Waugh's assessment.
What sets the French apart from the pusillanimous English is their determination to defend their language and culture from encroaching corporative globalism.
All five men are pusillanimous, cowardly, hypocritical.
This is partly why the ANC is pusillanimous about the land issue in South Africa despite the fact that a mere 10% of that country is creaming 90% of the country's wealth.