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hawk

bird of prey in the subfamily Accipitridae. Includes genera of Accipiter (goshawk and European sparrowhawk). The unrelated American sparrowhawk (Falco sparverius) is a member of the falcon family.
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An extension of that could also be seen in his die-hard hawkishness for the Vietnam War.
Since hawkishness over the use of force to oppose communism has been primarily associated with Republicans and conservative Democrats, the end of the cold war should have caused these groups to reconsider their rationales for sending U.
Netanyahlt's big mistake, according to senior Likud member Meir Shetreet, "was his unmitigated hawkishness on the peace deal.
The firm is the latest in a growing list of companies whose accounting methods have raised questions in the post Enron atmosphere of raised hawkishness and hyper-sensitivity to complex accounting," stated Peter Antipatis.
Although we have become accustomed to a dovish Yellen tone from time to time, I was still surprised at the lack of hawkishness from the Federal Reserve leader.
Any hints of hawkishness out of the Fed could potentially impart further nervousness towards emerging markets and Asia," Emmanuel Ng, a strategist at Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp.
A third factor that could cap future rate hikes is the euro's strength, which has been driven by the ECB's hawkishness.
Medvedev's inauguration speech yesterday was designed to be well received by Western governments hoping for a change of tone after the hawkishness of Vladimir Putin.
Keiji Furuya, a House of Representatives member, and some other lawmakers who have similar political stances to that of Abe, who is known for his hawkishness in diplomacy with other Asian countries, are expected to be key members of the group.
He was privately critical of Bush's Iraq war and was also surprised by Cheney's growing hawkishness," writes Beschloss.