military occupation


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military occupation

A condition in which territory is under the effective control of a foreign armed force. See also occupied territory; phases of military government.
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There mayn't be any fighting on our side after all, and our business in Belgium may turn out to be a mere military occupation.
Israel's occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip is defined by the US government as a foreign military occupation, and the killing of thousands of unarmed civilians in support of a military occupation cannot be justified as legitimate without distorting the meaning of self-defense.
IN response to the correspondent in Tuesday's Post "Israel's Nightmare", I would say facts seen over several decades of repressive, violent and cruel treatment of innocent people, during the military occupation of Palestinian territory, have not presented Israel's government with the most humane image.
Except to point out that the single goal that won Iraq's football team the Asia Cup (above) did more to rebuild the nation than a thousand days of military occupation.
FORMER boxer Chris Eubank was arrested on October 14, 2003 during a one-man protest against the military occupation of Iraq.
The report said: 'These abuses took place in the context of the US-led invasion of Iraq and the ensuing military occupation that resulted in tens of thousands of civilian deaths and sparked the emergence of insurgent groups.
Iraq has no history of "democracy," constitutional or otherwise, and it is the height of imperial conceit to expect a couple of elections under a military occupation to change thousands of years of cultural, religious, and political tradition.
If we end up paying practically all the bill for Iraq and subsequent military occupation, that money won't be there for badly needed health and education programs .
bases along the Baghdad-Amman highway for the purpose of building still another security barrier, and they know that they will wake up to military occupation on July 1.
LONDON -- Bishop Patrick O'Donoghue of Lancaster, England, an influential bishop who sits on the international affairs committee of the English and Welsh Roman Catholic bishops' conference, has called on Britain and the United States to end the military occupation of Iraq.
The showman was originally arrested after crashing his huge truck into a delivery van, while trying to block the gates of Downing Street to protest against the military occupation of Iraq.
The bizarre sequence of events begun when the former world middleweight champion failed to get arrested after parking his lorry, which bore the slogan "Tony Blair military occupation causes terrorism", outside Downing Street.

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