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  • adj. Against or opposition to colonialism.


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  • Obama ultimately rejects the "black rage" that Corsi attributes to him, and nothing about it is "anticolonial" in nature.

    John K. Wilson: Jerome Corsi's Lies: Inside The Deceptions Of The Best-Selling Anti-Obama Book

  • Adams often referred to this principle as the "anticolonial" principle.

    LaRouche's Latest

  • Despite her anticolonial prejudices, which shone through in her constant mocking of the declining empire and her Marxist cracks about “the mangy British lion,” Jane was allowed entrée into their social enclave.

    A Covert Affair

  • Though the country's modern social transformation is often represented as an anticolonial triumph, it was simply a case of one political and financial elite replacing another.

    On the Eastern Shore

  • He celebrated the anticolonial sentiments of the founding fathers.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • The secretive Egyptian military has dominated the country's politics behind the scenes since an anticolonial revolution 60 years ago toppled Egypt's former monarch.

    Egypt's Brotherhood Warns Military

  • Even though the Great Powers professed to be pursuing anticolonial visions, often with the assistance of local elites they imposed neocolonial designs on Third World nations.

    Between War and Peace

  • Standing in the way of these imperial ambitions were the Native inhabitants, who resisted in a prolonged anticolonial war, beginning with the first day of the first permanent English settlers at Jamestown.

    Between War and Peace

  • This aspect of his anticolonial policy was upheld by President Truman at the end of the Pacific War but in no way precluded experimental nuclear detonations or the establishment of American bases on some of the islands either then or subsequently.

    Between War and Peace

  • It turns out the president's people are just as worried about being photographed with some of his old supporters -- say for instance Goldman Sachs's Lloyd Blankfein -- as some of the more conservative bankers are about appearing to support the socialist, Kenyan, anticolonial, economy-taking-over Obama.

    Eric Alterman: Think Again: Wall Street Wins (and Whines)


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