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Hawk

An adviser or policymaker who is consistently concerned with inflation. That is, hawks favor maintaining low inflation over promoting high economic growth. As a result, hawks tend to prefer central banks to set relatively high interest rates. The term "hawk" may apply to persons who are concerned with another economic policy (e.g. deficit hawk), but the term, by itself, usually refers to an inflation hawk.
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Through ambassadorial, military, intelligence and political links with Israel, 'the Lobby' is guided to stay on-message to the exclusion of many American Jews (although the more active of these are becoming better organised in resisting the lobby, like their counterparts amongst Australian, British and Canadian 'diasporas') and the American public, who are far less hawkishly inclined.
His thesis is that the public face of these conflicts has been propagandically, hawkishly simplified, and that the American populace is sold on each endeavor without being informed of its real motivations and potential costs.
By contrast, as Strauss notes, Schmitt's "elevation of the state of nature to a place of honour" moves hawkishly in the opposite direction:
(13) As hawkishly as National Guardsmen are asked to watch their kitchens, so, too, must the reader keep a close eye on kitchens and the kitchen-esque in Light in August.
Forward once described him as "the most hawkishly pro-Israel voice in the administration," and selected him in 2002 as the first among 50 notables who "have consciously pursued Jewish activism." (188) At about the same time, JINSA gave Wolfowitz its Henry M.