ground war


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ground war

n
the part of a political campaign that is conducted door-to-door by party workers in individual constituencies
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They've all learnt - Russia from Afghanistan, Iran from the Iran-Iraq war, Israel from south Lebanon, and the US from Iraq and Afghanistan - that their publics will not tolerate large numbers of body bags fighting any ground war in the Middle East.
The ground war in South Vietnam and the air war in the North were certainly important in shaping the fates of the victors and losers, but they alone fail to explain why Hanoi bested Washington in the end.
The ground war was over in a few days due to what Schwarzkopf described as a "left hook" strategy, in which he placed forces behind enemy lines for a decisive attack.
Asked by the host if Hizbullah had the capability of waging a ground war on Israeli soil, Safieddine insisted that it did.
BRITAIN is preparing to send hundreds of crack troops into the Middle East in a new drive to smash Islamic State in a ground war.
The current and former Western officials as well as warmongers in waiting are calling for the British-American militaries to engage in yet another ground war in Iraq.
Mr Blair said that did not necessarily mean British troops doing the fighting - "our forces could be in support" - but to defeat IS "you are going to have to go and wage a proper ground war against them".
Mr Blair added about destroying IS: "You're going to have to wage a proper ground war against them.
EcANAKKALE (CyHAN)- A dawn service was held at Anzac Cove of Gallipoli Peninsula by the Australians and New Zealanders to commemorate the 101st Anniversary of Ecanakkale Ground War during which Anzac military forces carried out landing operation to Gallipoli in World War I.
It concluded that a number of Russian newspapers confirmed the fact that Russia has already escaped from the Syrian quagmire without getting involved in a ground war.
The willingness to join a US-led ground war in Syria displays a wider determination to confront terror beyond a neighboring country.
As your commander in chief, I will not commit you and the rest of our armed forces to fighting another ground war in Iraq.