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Nation Building

The practice in which a foreign military force occupies a country to build infrastructure (such as roads and schools) and/or to protect the local government until it becomes stable. Nation building is highly controversial. Proponents argue that it stabilizes nascent democracies and protects local citizens, while critics contend that it is an unnecessary use of resources and can protect unpopular governments.
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We celebrate the accomplishments of Filipino women and honor their contributions in the home, in the workplace, in the community and in nation-building," Roque said during a Palace press briefing.
New Delhi [India], November 4 ( ANI ): President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said that India is moving towards research-based learning and churning out products and technologies for nation-building.
The DC also directed all concerned nation-building departments to take necessary measures to deal with any eventuality during the rainy season.
The crux is that, nation-building is nothing more than creating or erecting a national identity under the authority of a government.
The task of nation-building demands communication channels between the top leadership and the very young members of the society.
leaders made the mistake of embarking on a massive nation-building effort that put us on a war footing.
The government also decided to increase the personnel and equipment, as the GSDF will expand its area of activities in response to requests from the UN, in order to further contribute to nation-building of South Sudan, the ministry said.
Nation-building must be based on uniform standards for all protagonists to follow in the process of policy-making, Rd retorted.
Boko Haram and the crisis in Nigeria's nation-building project.
ASIAN CITIES: Globalization, Urbanization and Nation-building
The delegations are currently working in the area of education and Islamic call and make outstanding contributions to their nation-building.
WASHINGTON (PAN): Denied entry into Kabul this week, a powerful US lawmaker on Thursday alleged the US-Afghan strategic partnership agreement reflected a decade of failed nation-building effort of the United States.

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