But he has also resisted federal intervention at times.
But so far the West has resisted military intervention to protect Bosnia's besieged Muslims.
Control over pearl diving on the other hands was relaxed, as it was controlled by the Sunni tribes who kept a high level of autonomy and resisted intervention.
Indeed, the Hindu reiterated Monday in an editorial that India must resist third-party intervention.
Men whom he would categorize as antisocial or even sociopathic batterers - about 30 percent - not only resist intervention, but may be further antagonized by it.
Whether the Soviet Union and Hungary will be able to resist intervention in such circumstances is open to question.
He fought two wars to resist British intervention in the domestic affairs of his kingdom.
United States officers saw that as inviting international scorn and involvement in a guerrilla war with Panamanians resisting intervention.
The Mexican government resisted direct international intervention in the camps, but eventually relented somewhat because of finances.
"They know that Nambiar and I have been resisting military intervention," he said.