For one state to push its own foreign policy in contradiction , and even defiance, of the federal government is a new phenomenon.
Of course, it may be foolish to assume that the two references to peace present an irreconcilable contradiction .
In its broadest context, the primary contradiction in this new century is the dilemma between globalization and state sovereignty.
That statement is a direct contradiction of the two most important conclusions of the report, which the Minister says he accepts.
Actually, there is no contradiction between those positions.
Apart from being a contradiction , it is an idea for which there is no convincing evidence.
At first sight, the emergence of the EU as a regional grouping seems to be in contradiction with the direction and thrust of globalization.
And there does seem to be a pretty flat contradiction between those two points.
And the basic contradiction is the contradiction between the doing and the denial of doing, life and death.
The conspiracy theorists' response to that apparent contradiction is that it's all a part of the conspiracy.