coalition action

coalition action

Multinational action outside the bounds of established alliances, usually for single occasions or longer cooperation in a narrow sector of common interest. See also alliance; coalition; multinational operations.
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A competition at which security has been a prime concern because of the on-going coalition action in Iraq was badly scarred at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, on Sunday when a fan raced on to the pitch and attempted to tackle Louis Keon as the replacement South African fly-half attempted a late conversion during the 60-10 win over Samoa.
The latest coalition action was launched as it was confirmed that British journalist Yvonne Ridley, arrested for entering Afghanistan without papers, had been released by the Taliban and handed over to Pakistani officials.
The country's reluctance to join a US-led international coalition action against ISIL in Syria and Iraq, mainly through air strikes, has frustrated Turkey's American and European allies.
The UK''s clear support for the US and coalition action has made UK interests a target of priority for UBL and related terrorists.
That was a key component of the joint coalition action in Syria, senior Obama administration officials explained on Tuesday during a background conference call that analyzed the mission in more detail.
Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said the tape was "conclusive evidence" of bin Laden's involvement in the September 11 attacks and "totally vindicates" the coalition action in Afghanistan.
Replacement personnel deployed to the 'theatre of operations' left yesterday to provide continued support to the coalition action.
The world economy now totters on the abyss of recession as stock markets nosedive in anticipation of coalition action against Afghanistan's Taliban regime.
However, diplomats said its grip was being steadily weakened as a result of the coalition action.
He originally thought his question about the number of civilian deaths in Iraq as a result of coalition action might be answered in the one week expected for Parliamentary questions.
Kuwait and Jordan will join Qatar in giving "logistic contributions" to the international coalition action against the Libyan regime, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday, according to the BBC Arabic Service.

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