political warfare


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political warfare

Aggressive use of political means to achieve national objectives.
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The Democrats take the offices, as a general rule, because they need them, and because the practice of many years has made it the law of political warfare, which unless a different system be proclaimed, it was weakness and cowardice to murmur at.
Frank Hoffman, On Not-so-new Warfare: Political Warfare vs.
The net sum is that the country is fixated on political warfare, yet the citizens are hurting.
In response to a question about fake news, he said that propaganda, misinformation and disinformation have always been part of political warfare.
Creeping censorship and political warfare against the basic democratic values held by the West were mentioned as examples of the costs inherent in engaging Beijing.
In the fog of political warfare this may appear presumptuous and yet it is not.
Since she resigned from the Duterte administration barely six months into her term, Robredo found herself in the midst of intense political warfare in various fields - from her election protest to being a national and opposition leader.
The options considered include a political warfare campaign against Ukraine, co-optation and subversion of internal actors, and a significantly more escalatory approach centered on inflicting another military defeat.
In 1964, the RVN created the General Political Warfare Department (GPWD) assigned to carry out PSYOP that bolstered morale, carried out civic action and destroyed the enemy's will.
BSC was to become a joint operation that would eventually bring together MI5 (Home Security), SIS, SOE and the Political Warfare Executive.
Following the 2011-12 protests, Moscow reconceptualized the so-called "color revolutions" as being not just hostile acts, but weapons of political warfare deployed against Russia.
While she clearly is no stranger to conflict, DeVos will now be facing strong, organized adversaries who have a proven ability to build coalitions and wage political warfare against those who try to blunt their influence over public education.