counterstrike


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counterstrike

(ˈkaʊntəˌstraɪk)
n
(Military) a retaliatory strike
vb (tr)
(Military) to retaliate against (an enemy or opponent)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.counterstrike - make a counterattack
attack, assail - launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
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THE MODERNIZATION OF THE PLA'S COUNTERSTRIKE AEROSPACE FORCES
But there is a growing sense of foreboding: Even Defense Minister Ehud Barak, who is believed to favor an attack, says hundreds will die in the counterstrike, and there is awareness of the global security and economic mayhem that war with Iran could unleash.
The US and Europe back the UN-mandated Mali operation as a counterstrike against the threat of Islamist jihadists using the West African state's inhospitable Sahara desert as a launching pad for international attacks.
The United States and Europe back the UN-mandated operation as a counterstrike against the threat of Islamist jihadists using the West African state's in Sahara desert as a launching pad for international attacks.
He writes that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) informed Israel that Egypt had no offensive plans, or even counterstrike plans, which emboldened the Israelis to attack in 1967.
Terrorism experts in London are eager to interview Stephen as soon as he touches down in Gatwick in a bid to get a clearer picture of what happened in the mayhem following the mass kidnapping and counterstrike by Algerian forces.
According to the Korean Central News Agency, the Minju Joson newspaper said North Korea is "fully ready to react to their provocation with a prompt counterstrike, and to a war of aggression with a great war of justice for national reunification.
Also a speaker at this week's event is Wyeth Johnson, inset, a US art director with credits to his name including the Gears of War series, and franchises such as Unreal Tournament, Counterstrike, Star Trek and Sin.
a counterstrike will be hard to avoid," said the commentary run by the , the mouthpiece of the ruling Communist Party.
The editorial said that if the Philippines continued to provoke China, a counterstrike will be hard to avoid.
It's got built-in surround sound, which is very useful for games such as CounterStrike and stealth-shooters.
But no one believes Israel would launch a nuclear first-strike to wipe out Tehran, and an Israeli counterstrike would be too late to protect Israel from being "eliminated.