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Political and military strategy or action intended to oppose and forcefully suppress insurgency.
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) action taken by a government to counter the activities of rebels, guerrillas, etc
coun•ter•in•sur•gen•cy(ˌkaʊn tər ɪnˈsɜr dʒən si)
n., pl. -cies.
a program or an act of combating guerrilla warfare and subversion.
coun`ter•in•sur′gent, n., adj.
Those military, paramilitary, political, economic, psychological, and civic actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency. Also called COIN.
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