neoisolationism

neoisolationism

[nee-oh-ahy-suh-ley-shuh-niz-uhm]
noun (in U.S. politics)
a revival of isolationism arising from increased anti-Soviet and anti-European sentiment and a reluctance to involve the nation in further political and military commitments abroad.

Origin:
1950–55; neo- + isolationism

neoisolationist, adjective, noun
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