mission creep


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mission creep

n
the tendency for a task, esp a military operation, to become unintentionally wider in scope than its initial objectives
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He is right to worry about the dangers of mission creep and of unsuccessful military endeavors that lack an exit strategy.
"We must be prepared to junk the white elephants, the programmes that haven't worked, and roll back mission creep, where government involves itself in areas the private sector can deliver.
But one possibility, surely, in this era of governing without governing is: mission creep.
The new mission creep base marks the latest example of America's growing and controversial war for regime change in Damascus.
Our "America First" president seems unperturbed by mission creep that's led to boots on the ground in places as far-flung as Tongo Tongo; instead, Trump has deepened entanglements on every battlefield Obama left him, ramping up airstrikes, kill-or-capture missions, and civilian casualties.
would face the risk of "mission creep" and find itself without an exit plan.
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"It's a severe mission creep," warns fishing conservationist Gary Jennings of the Keep Florida Fishing campaign.
I make no apology for indulging in mission creep. It is the only way I can adequately salute and praise the transformation that is taking place in the Tees Valley.
DAVID CAMERON has insisted it is in Britain's interest to support the new national unity government in Libya as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was worried about "mission creep".
"I'm worried about mission creep into Libya of course."

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