defence policy

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Noun1.defence policy - a program for defending a country against its enemies
program, programme - a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care program"
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Aliyu Gusau (Rtd), in Abuja inaugurated the Presidential Committee on the Review of the Nigeria National Defence Policy (NNDP).
It was reacting to the new defence policy announced on Tuesday, reported (http://www.
THE SNP's defence policy would leave Scotland and Nato less capable of dealing with threats, a former top soldier has claimed.
Chennai: Achievement of India's foreign policy goal of peace is based on the its defence policy of "effective deterrence" which, in turn, necessitates maintenance of a force to protect the country's sovereignty, President Pranab Mukherjee said.
Sulur, Dec 18 ( ANI ): Asserting that India stands for peace and its foreign policy is focused on the achievement of this objective, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said effective deterrence is the cornerstone of our defence policy.
However the WTO rules were imposed on the treaty's signatories, some countries either tried to carry out an independent defence policy more openly, for instance Romania and Albania, or to promote their own ideas on defence and strategy issues (Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia).
The belief that there was a need for the EU to develop internally shared elements of foreign and defence policy grew out of the EU''s failures, in years gone by, to react effectively to major international crises, even when they were on its own doorstep.
China pursues a national defence policy which is defensive in nature, the white paper said.
17 December 2010, SPA -- - China on Friday insisted that its military development was "defensive in nature" and said Japan&'s adoption of a more proactive defence policy was "irresponsible," according to dpa.
He will be responsible for the development and delivery of NATO's defence policy and of planning mechanisms to support national and collective defence and force planning.
Bird's aim is to describe the role of Joe Lyons as Australian prime minister in making Australian external and defence policy to meet the developing threats from an aggressive Japan in East Asia and the fascist dictators in Europe.
Surveys of British strategy and defence policy in the twentieth century have been somewhat topical over the last three decades.

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