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national interest

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  • Labor's Left and the Greens would surely have recognised what national interest dictated.

    At the launch of the Travel Advice Public Information Campaign

  • The emerging national interest in civic improvement that Robinson described and actively promoted is generally referred to as the City Beautiful movement.15 Although Robinson himself coined the term in his Atlantic series, he used it sparingly and preferred civic art, which carried with it a sense of public-spiritedness.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Since it was hardly in the best national interest to relieve citizens of their violence, greed, fear, or repression, the government acted to silence Dr. Dannyboy by arresting him on a phony marijuana charge and checking him into the steel hotel.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • But not without the Führer's first declaring the incident to be one more example of the unreliability of professional soldiers, who put their own in - terpretation of the national interest above the dictates of "loyalty" to Führer and Party.

    Barbarossa

  • Bahrain is crucial to Saudi national interest and Riyadh will provide it with all they have to show they are committed to preserving the rule of the Khalifas, said Ayham Kamel, a Middle East analyst at the Eurasia Group in Washington.

    Bahrain's rulers start dialogue with opposition

  • And it is particularly my wish to avoid any personal feuds or dissentions with those who are embarked on the same great national interest with myself, as every difference of this kind must in its consequences be very injurious.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Rogerss failure to adhere to broad policy lines approved by the President, Haig wrote, meant that the most serious damage to the national interest cannot but result.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

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  • I noticed this episode too, probably for what it says about the mentality of Chinese authorities. Quote: "The reason was for the national interest. The child on camera should be flawless in image, internal feelings, and expression."
    I think it's perverse.

    August 14, 2008

  • Or "that other girl at age 10 is a little too old."

    This euphemism is flawless in its appearance and in voice.

    August 13, 2008

  • Euphemism for "that other girl is ugly".

    August 13, 2008