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They receive direct, authoritative answers grounded in an overall view of the world that legitimizes these answers.
The ministrydemanded from the United Nations Security Council to take immediate measures to stop Israeli manipulation of international law to legitimize itscontrol over Jerusalem.
The Home Secretary spoke of asylum-seekers swamping doctor surgeries and schools--this terminology only helps legitimize the far right, the neo-Nazis.
We want to legitimize the tequila category, [establishing] that it's not just a young person's drink, it's a quality product.
Rozbicki aims to show how the pursuit of genteel status by these men served to legitimize them as an elite from the early decades of the century, and actually positioned them to articulate what would become democratic values in the Revolutionary era.
I argued that since drug use is the number one factor that leads to unsafe sex, as shown in almost every study of gay men's health, it was wrong for groups dedicated to fighting AIDS to sponsor, profit from, and legitimize events centered on the very behaviors that most contribute to infection.
Navarrete proceeds to describe the process through which commentators like Morales and El Brocense used Garcilaso to legitimize the academic, cultural arm of the empire, recreating him in their own image.
Poised against the history of lynchings in the early part of this century, the great black migration northward, and the social stereotype of the black women's unbridled sexuality (thus justifying her abuse by white men), the efforts of Tanner's examples of early black women performers who tried to legitimize and enhance the role of the black woman on-stage become all the more understandable.
The result, he writes, is that both the opposition and the regime seek to legitimize their existence in relation to the wartime Front de Liberation Nationale (FLN), 1954-62.
Many politicians and institutions have been totally discredited for openly siding with the murderous regime, and lack the moral or political force to pull off new elections or legitimize a "reconciliation" or "coalition" government.
What we hear from those who are linked with the aggressors- whatever they do to legitimize this aggression- it cannot be legitimized.
The statement added that this crime coincides with the escalation made by some Arab League members, particularly Saudi Arabia and Qatar to legitimize the flow of weapons to terrorists in Syria, and it coincides with the efforts exerted by France and Britain to legitimize smuggling weapons to terrorists in Syria.
The key figure in the Iranian leadership, Ali Khamenei, according to Takeyh, "needs America as an enemy and a robust nuclear infrastructure to legitimize his rule.
Bonvicini has delved into many aspects of this imagination, particularly the ideological covers that legitimize sexual dynamics and the antithesis between man and woman.
The ActiHealth network will take the data seamlessly from devices like the Nike+ sensor and processes the data to legitimize the data for your personal health record.