counter-insurgency

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counter-insurgency

Those military, paramilitary, political, economic, psychological, and civic actions taken to defeat insurgency.
Translations

counter-insurgency

[ˈkaʊntərɪnˈsɜːdʒənsɪ] Nmedidas fpl antiinsurrectivas
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Ljubljuana is significant because the area had relatively more independence than other parts of Yugoslavia during the early occupation, and because of what happened to anti-partisan forces from this region after the war.
Anti-partisan frustration mounts in the aftermath of a series of assassinations in Libya.
Mostly, though, he's relying on the anti-partisan argument.
Their brutality while carrying out anti-partisan operations for the Germans in Yugoslavia and northern Italy was notorious.
The Chicago Tribune came out in support of its home state senator on Friday as well, breaking with an anti-partisan policy that went back to the 19th century.
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One interesting footnote in the beginning of the book shows how the early post-World War II doctrine relied heavily on the German Wehrmacht's anti-partisan doctrine, including the notion of "hammer and anvil," a concept which continued to appear in the US doctrinal lexicon on counterinsurgency until the end of the twentieth century.
He writes of the way in which, for example, the Spanish-American War, begun for ostensibly the purest humanitarian motives, turned into an anti-partisan struggle against Filipino guerrillas in which American soldiers replicated the brutalities of the other Western colonial armies.
Ventura's election was not a Reform Party triumph as much as it was an anti-partisan message.
German anti-partisan strategies proved vital in creating such a vicious atmosphere and the investigation of these policies and, more importantly, the motivations behind them, forms the basis of Ben Shepherd's concise, yet provocative study.
Kulongoski and Saxton have left little room in the middle for an anti-partisan campaign such as Westlund's.
Yet, they proved adept at anti-partisan operations (such as the Canadian army fought against the Taliban) on the Eastern Front.