foreign internal defense


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foreign internal defense

Participation by civilian and military agencies of a government in any of the action programs taken by another government or other designated organization to free and protect its society from subversion, lawlessness, and insurgency. Also called FID.
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1, known after as JP 3-22, Foreign Internal Defense, defined it as DOD "activities that contribute to unified action by the U.
Despite having the training, doctrine, and experience to do so, it allowed conventional forces, and itself, to focus on combat ops when Foreign Internal Defense and capacity building should have been the strategy.
If the United States is to maintain access to the strategic resources it needs to sustain its place in the future global order, it must improve its ability to meet the asymmetric threats it may face in proxy conflicts in Africa, where foreign internal defense operations will dominate.
They agree we should increase the capability of our foreign internal defense squadron.
For today's "dabbler in the occult" of military assistance, foreign military sales, foreign internal defense, etc.
The Green Beret master sergeant told Army Times that Special Operations troops became involved in the antidrug missions as part of the Foreign Internal Defense Program, in whcih they trained local forces--a rapidly growing area of concentration for Special Operations forces.
advisory activities fall under the umbrella of foreign internal defense (FID) and security force assistance (SFA).
The activation of the warfare center is a large step in the 919th SOW's remissioning from the MC-130 Combat Talon I to the new aviation foreign internal defense aircraft, the C-145 Skytruck.
According to a military handbook, Joint Tactics, Techniques and Procedures for Foreign Internal Defense (FID), published under the auspices of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 2004, "the United States will normally consider FID support only if the following three conditions exist: the existing or threatened internal disorder threatens US national strategic goals; the threatened nation is capable of effectively using US assistance; and the threatened nation requests US assistance.
18) Security cooperation and foreign internal defense (FID) programs are important components of building partnership capacity and should be designed to supplement and complement each other.
Miess said those former operators should be asked to participate in missions such as foreign internal defense, civil affairs and information operations.

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