salami tactics

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salami tactics

pl (inf)Salamitaktik f (inf)
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The giveaway was his immediate clampdown on independent television, which was well understood by human rights activists, but he pursued an elaborate salami tactic, cutting off one television channel after the other, accusing each one of poor finances or specific crimes.
No answers But discerning observers are pointing out that the US has no real answers on ways of dealing with this Chinese salami tactic. In his response to a direct question on the issue, all Carter could say was that China would pay a price for alienating its neighbours, but did not give any hint of a US plan to deal with the issue.
This is my salami tactic: My work for change is so negligible, so low to the ground -- my salami slices are so thin that even the salami does not realize it is being shortened.
This is the old "salami tactic," operating from the right.
He insisted that the NG asked for action to be taken, but he said "the salami tactic" was followed -- "meaning that the temporality never ended, the final answer never came from those who it should have come from; they took it slowly and so it went on".
With the constricted layout of the camp, the army followed a strategy known as the salami tactic: like cutting slices from salami, infantry troops advanced on the heels of bombing to take a new piece of territory, and then the army reinforced the position and prepared to seize more ground, a high-ranking army officer said.
hawks as a mere repetition of its previous "salami tactics." This demands compensation from the U.S.
He said China is using 'salami tactics,' in which opposition is removed piece by piece without arousing too much suspicion.
When revisionist powers practice salami tactics skillfully in peacetime, it imperceptibly raises the pain threshold.
The PLA began honing its "salami tactics" in the Himalayas in the 1950s, when it sliced off the Switzerland-size Aksai Chin plateau.
It's salami tactics, which is bad science but good politics, and it could still deliver the goods.
As depicted in figure 4, the slope of the line for relative resolve slides up on the graph, leaving a gap below the slope on the vertical access as a prime environment for "salami tactics." This term refers to a strategy where a challenger can escalate gradually, slicing off small parts of its objectives one at a time, with little expectation of defender retaliation.