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  • adjective One who cannot be deterred.


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  • Barnes advised against her reading the next one, ‘But my mother was undeterrable, and duly reported back that parts of it “made my eyes stand out like chapel hatpegs”.’

    Dead Right « Tales from the Reading Room 2008

  • Obama's other option is to reduce Iran with all of its complexities into a single problem -- an existential, immediate, and undeterrable threat.

    Majid Sharifi: Obama's Iran Policy 2010

  • North Korea may be a rogue state -- but it is not the kind of transnational, undeterrable threat that al Qaeda represents.

    Steve Clemons: Obama Needs to be Nuanced in North Korea Response 2009

  • The attacks apparently unnerved Cheney to the point of his imagining Saddam Hussein to be undeterrable, an al Qaeda collaborator, and brimming with weapons of mass destruction.

    Sandy Goodman: Stop the Presses: Cheney's Re-emergence Is Finally Explained! 2009

  • Comprehensive data mining and other new forms of surveillance become especially important given the development of what Bobbitt terms "virtual states," geographically amorphous collectivities that, because of access to weapons of mass destruction, can present basically formidable if not undeterrable threats to the United States.

    Balkinization 2006

  • Particularly if they acquire nuclear weapons, they would pose a grave, imminent, and undeterrable threat to the United States.

    Glenn Greenwald: Iran: The Next War? 2008

  • And while Iran backs Hizbollah and might be willing to sponsor terrorist strikes against America in retaliation for American actions and for tactical gain, it has no interest in and no capacity to declare total war on America or commit an unprovoked act of spectacular terrorism like the undeterrable psychopaths of Al-Qaeda.

    Hasdai Westbrook: After Iraq, The Apocalypse? 2008

  • “Iran could be the first undeterrable nuclear power,” he warned, adding: “This is a Jewish problem like Hitler was a Jewish problem … The future of the Jewish people depends on the future of Israel.” oooo here is change we can believe in!!!!

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with... 2008

  • Then, there is the problem of failing states which have a nuclear arsenal which could fall into the hands of extremists who are undeterrable.

    Our Nuclear Complex 2007

  • The North Korean regime may be fundamentally undeterrable anyway: President Kim Jong Il has reportedly said that he would "destroy the world" or "take the world with me" before accepting defeat on the battlefield.

    North Korea: The War Game 2005


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