Ahmadinejad has a point: the deterrence policy has contributed to the escalation of the nuclear arms race.
For some people, they will lead to escalation, abuse, and the eventual need for you to say, ‘I can’t do this anymore.
Rabinovich also said Iran was not interested in seeing an escalation between Israel and Hezbollah at the moment.
Egypt wants to prevent an escalation between Hamas and Israel in order to maintain stable Egyptian-Israeli relations.
But experts and former officials said both Iran and Hezbollah have much to lose from an escalation with Israel.
Obama didn't use the Oval for the economic meltdown, the escalation in Afghanistan or to push through health-care legislation.
The homebound father of three now believes that escalation is all but inevitable.
The allegations, if true, would mark an escalation of the shadow war Iran is fighting with the U.S., experts tell Eli Lake.
It's like an escalation in the arms race, and understandably, no one wants to disarm alone.
Many books were written about the escalation of hostility through the language of political and ideological discourse.
derived noun from escalate; in the figurative sense it is from 1938, in reference to the battleship arms race among global military powers.