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The SPLM-N says the Sudanese war planes target areas inhabited by civilians and destroy crops as part of a scorched earth policy
aiming to deprive the rebel of any support of local population.
1812: Napoleon entered Moscow, which had been abandoned by the Russians and their scorched earth policy
But they ended up burning Irish villagers out of their homes in a scorched earth policy
so it didn't quite end up in the liberation they intended.
It seems the intention was to evacuate the area and adopt a scorched earth policy
, leaving nothing of use to the enemy.
The occupation forces are trying to make up for their failure in confronting the resistance by targeting the civilians and carrying out a scorched earth policy
," Abu Zuhri said.
600 oil wells were set on fire as part of the scorched earth policy
by the Iraqi military forces.
1812: Napoleon entered Moscow which had been abandoned by the Russians and their scorched earth policy
Normally this is a pleasant easing-in process, but there had been a major tree clearing operation and whole swathes of land lay devastated, more reminiscent of a scorched earth policy
The scorched earth policy
of the Conservatives will cost them dearly.
A scorched earth policy
is a military strategy which involves destroying anything that might be useful to the enemy while advancing through or withdrawing from an area.
In this substantial study, Poser (academic staff member, Protestant theology, Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Germany) offers an interpretation of the book of Ezekiel as a fictional account drawn from the extreme events and suffering that accompanied the destruction of the Jewish Temple of Jerusalem in the 6th century BCE, the eradication of the Jewish kingdom, and deportation of the Jewish people to Babylon by Nebukanezer in what has been termed a scorched earth policy