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  • noun Alternative form of near abroad.

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Examples

  • This caution was likely compounded by the knowledge that the Russians have quite publicly and deliberately lowered their nuclear threshold over the last fifteen years, have retained substantial nonstrategic nuclear forces, and have developed doctrine to employ such weapons in their near-abroad meaning the former soviet states or satellite nations.

    How the End Begins

  • And nationalism translates as “hands off our near-abroad (which are inherent parts of China anyway so really, really hands off)”.

    Matthew Yglesias » Does Silence Demoralize Chinese Human Rights Activists?

  • This caution was likely compounded by the knowledge that the Russians have quite publicly and deliberately lowered their nuclear threshold over the last fifteen years, have retained substantial nonstrategic nuclear forces, and have developed doctrine to employ such weapons in their near-abroad meaning the former soviet states or satellite nations.

    How the End Begins

  • Yemen, Jordan, Iraq, Bahrain and the other Gulf states are all individually more important than Libya because they constitute Saudi Arabia's critical near-abroad.

    The Middle East Crisis Has Just Begun

  • Please, Moscow, take back your near-abroad empire.

    The U.S.' Iran Problem

  • Russia stayed out of Kyrgyszstan's ethnic troubles this year, suggesting less of an appetite for military interventions in its near-abroad.

    A Weakened Russia Looks to Europe

  • Russia stayed out of Kyrgyszstan's ethnic troubles this year, suggesting less of an appetite for military interventions in its near-abroad.

    A Weakened Russia Seeks European Ties

  • Russia, which Mr Obama visits this week, bullies and bribes its near-abroad with as little finesse as usual.

    2009 July 09 « Sigmund, Carl and Alfred

  • Russia, which Mr Obama visits this week, bullies and bribes its near-abroad with as little finesse as usual.

    The Honeymoom Is Over: Obama reaches the limit of a friendly tone « Sigmund, Carl and Alfred

  • But the Russians can still annoy and harass the West, either directly or via the near-abroad countries, where they still have influence.

    'Plunging Into A Cold Peace'

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