counter-insurgency

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counter-insurgency

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

[ˈkaʊntərɪnˈsɜːdʒənsɪ] Nmedidas fpl antiinsurrectivas
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As a PMA cadet, he released an open letter condemning the killing of his uncle, Noel Capulong Sr., BAYAN Southern Tagalog deputy regional coordinator, during a military counterinsurgency operation in 2006 when Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was president.
He expressed confidence that the counterinsurgency operations in the North- east could be executed more effectively if the aircraft like the Super Tucano could be made available to the NAF in good time.
The protests have persisted despite the Indian army chief warning recently that tough action would be taken against stone throwers during counterinsurgency operations. Thousands of Kashmiris hit streets on Sunday, chanting anti-India slogans and demanding an end to Indian rule over Kashmir as troops launched anti-rebel operations in 3 southern villages.
Referring to Pakistan in the report, the DIA said, 'Islamabad is likely to proceed with its counterinsurgency operations and border management efforts along its western border while sustaining counter-terrorism and paramilitary operations throughout the country.'
Gates recounts that he was never himself all in for full-up counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan, but he believed that some of it was necessary.
counterinsurgency operations and how does the United States best leverage its technical superiority to ensure harmony between military capability and sound strategic practice?" (p.3-4).
"This proposed sale of helicopters and weapon systems will provide Pakistan with military capabilities in support of its counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations in South Asia," said the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which oversees US military exports.
The group swore to avenge the militants killed during counterinsurgency operations by the armed forces.
Counterinsurgency operations, he said, had been stepped up in the province and a ban had been imposed on pilion riding in Ghazni City, the provincial capital.
We weren't focusing on how a lieutenant could be successful in conducting counterinsurgency operations."
A special police unit was conducting counterinsurgency operations in a forested area on the border of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh states, senior police official Himanshu Gupta said.
If the last decade of war was defined by prolonged counterinsurgency operations and troop surges, new training hints that future combat operations could be shorter, with more integration across conventional and special operations forces, and force-on-force tactics.
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