elements of national power


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elements of national power

All the means that are available for employment in the pursuit of national objectives.
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'If other elements of national power (including diplomacy, intelligence and finance) fail to halt brutal repression in occupied Kashmir, war fighting will become an option by compulsion, if not by choice,' said Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor while addressing a press conference at the General Headquarters.
Still, if a nation takes the risk of going to war, it should do so with tenacity, engaging all available elements of national power to achieve the anticipated objectives.
Political stability and the strength of state institutions are important elements of national power. It is imperative to reform the institutions of the state so that they function cohesively within their constitutional limits in the best interest of the country.
Militaries calculate threshold as a sum total of spatial losses, force destruction (counter-force) and damage to urban centers (counter-value), besides the relative state of other elements of national power like the economy, demography, national morale, industry, diplomacy, etc.
Prime Minister Imran Khan directed that elements of national power including the Armed Forces and the people of Pakistan to remain prepared for all eventualities.
He said that in the meeting today, the prime minister alerted the armed forces, all elements of national power, and the 207 million population of Pakistan to "get ready for any eventuality".
He said that in the meeting, the prime minister alerted the armed forces, all elements of national power, and the 207 million population of Pakistan to "get ready for any eventuality".
Prime Minister has directed that elements of national power including the Armed Forces and the people of Pakistan to remain prepared for all eventualities.
"The prime minister, as per the NSC statement, has directed that elements of national power -- including the armed forces -- and the people of Pakistan remain prepared for all eventualities.
As the time for decision on corruption cases of Mr Zardari and Nawaz Sharif is nearing, the propaganda of differences between various elements of national power is gaining momentum.
(10) The cyber attacks supported a broader campaign that included all elements of national power including diplomatic, military, and economic efforts.