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Having already bashed Graham on Tuesday night for his hawkish support of the Afghanistan War—the senator again appeared on Hannity’s show that evening—Carlson expanded his criticism of Graham’s Afghanistan record on Wednesday night.
TUCKER MOCKS LINDSEY GRAHAM’S ‘FUNDRAISING’ FOX INTERVIEWS: ‘IT’S POLITICAL TELEVANGELISM’JUSTIN BARAGONASEPTEMBER 2, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
In any case, the hawkish posture that he assumed as Ford’s defense secretary defined the rest of his political career.
DONALD H. RUMSFELD, INFLUENTIAL BUT CONTROVERSIAL BUSH DEFENSE SECRETARY, DIES AT 88BRADLEY GRAHAMJUNE 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As Berlin begins to become more hawkish on China, so may the EU.
EXCLUSIVE: GERMAN OFFICIAL QUASHED INTELLIGENCE REPORT ON CHINA'S INFLUENCEBETHANY ALLEN-EBRAHIMIANOCTOBER 6, 2020AXIOS
He had a reputation for being fiscally hawkish and clashed with his boss over financial decisions.
MORNING REPORT: TENSIONS, THEN A PRICEY RESIGNATION AT NATIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICTVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This trend has been confirmed by the fourth resurrection of the infamously hawkish Committee on the Present Danger, a group of national security experts, think tank members and former military staff, some with links to the far right.
GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS SHOW HOW THE US HAS RETREATED FROM ITS POSITION AS A WORLD LEADERLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The Luftwaffe Marshal gasped, but swallowed the cry of fright as Dave's gun came within ten inches of his thin, hawkish nose.
DAVE DAWSON WITH THE COMMANDOSR. SIDNEY BOWEN
His eyes were large and gray; his nose of a hawkish shape; his lips very thin.
THE CATHOLIC WORLD. VOLUME II; NUMBERS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.E. RAMEUR
His long face had a hawkish cast, and it was gray, not with age, but with the sage-gray of the desert.
THE HERITAGE OF THE DESERTZANE GREY
His hawkish features, upturned moustache, and colourless skin gave him a truly Machiavellian aspect.
A LIVELY BIT OF THE FRONTPERCY F. WESTERMAN
The proprietor, a drawn, unhappy looking creature, and a hawkish looking German assistant welcomed me cordially.
THE CONQUESTOSCAR MICHEAUX
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HAWKISH

  • angry
  • argumentative
  • battling
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • boxing
  • brawling
  • combative
  • contending
  • contentious
  • determined
  • disputatious
  • disputative
  • fencing
  • ferocious
  • hawkish
  • hostile
  • jingoistic
  • jousting
  • martial
  • militant
  • militaristic
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • ready to fight
  • resolute
  • scrappy
  • sparring
  • tilting
  • truculent
  • unbeatable
  • under arms
  • up in arms
  • warmongering
  • wrestling
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