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Nationalism

The philosophy in which one promotes the interests of one's own country or ethnic group over others. For example, nationalism may advocate secession of a region to form a new country in which one's own ethnic group predominates. What qualifies as a "nation" in nationalist terms is a matter of some disagreement.
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All three groups contained elites who pressed a strong ethnic nationalist consciousness, perhaps as a means of bridging internal class antagonisms.
When it evolved into a radical ethnic nationalist organization, many non-Puerto Ricans adopted its special attention to Puerto Rican independence.
But instrumentalism does not thereby undermine the legitimacy of ethnic nationalist movements, since it endows them with the liberal virtue of rational self-interest.
Can one extricate the interests of ethnic nationalist structures?
Kemalist leftist intellectuals, including writers for Cumhuriyet, responded to the EU's cold-shouldering of Turkey, and to the American invasion of Iraq, by re-emphasizing the nationalist dimension of their ideology in a more secularized, ethnic nationalist manner.
Potentially dangerous ethnic nationalist tensions bring with them the danger that the Communists' option of "saving the country" from chaos may be reinforced.
In Asia, as in Europe, Africa and Latin America, there are many who are also ethnic nationalists. To be a citizen of a nation means to share blood, faith, language and culture with a majority.
'We have ethnic nationalists and people who are exclusionary in their viewpoints.
The Azov forces, who are fighting Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, have drawn other European "ethnic nationalists" into their ranks.
Now, such a formulation lies on the opposite pole to the divisive arguments of religious sectarian ideologues, or those of ethnic nationalists, and can be seen to have a measure of historical validity.
Had Pakistan not adopted this imprudent, injudicious and short-sighted decision, Pakistan would have not only been united but also at peace with the ethnic nationalists. Things are still in control in Balochistan unlike the conditions in West Pakistan.
His death saw the rise of ethnic nationalists in power personified by the eventual president Slobodan Milosevic who pursued the idea of an exclusive Greater Serbia without minorities.

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