Comment: What defines "isolationism"?

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What defines "isolationism"?

According to dictionary.com, there is some merit to their comment. Then again, if remaining at peace defines isolationism then sign me up!

Of course, it's absurd to say Rand or Ron are isolationists. They both want to trade w/ other countries. They just believe in the founders' vision for the country of avoiding war and entangling alliances.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/isolationism?s=t

i·so·la·tion·ism
[ahy-suh-ley-shuh-niz-uhm, is-uh-] Show IPA
noun
the policy or doctrine of isolating one's country from the affairs of other nations by declining to enter into alliances, foreign economic commitments, international agreements, etc., seeking to devote the entire efforts of one's country to its own advancement and remain at peace by avoiding foreign entanglements and responsibilities.