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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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But what he stumbles into is a ground war as unpredictable and combustible as a mason jar full of nitroglycerin.
At any rate, the new lucrative deals shed light on what is going to happen next to at least some of the weapons the UAE receives from its American partners: The ground war will continue, weapons will be used not only by UAE forces in Yemen, but will also be passed on to completely unaccountable Coalition-allied and Qaeda terrorists, with an open and long record of war crimes and terrorism.
Toon players spent time in United's training ground war room to examine a close video surveillance of Nuno Espirito Santo's team this week, with Rondon hopeful the Magpies can build on the excellent point at Everton.
The Uber-Lime alliance has implications for the brewing scooter ground war. Since Lime was founded 18 months ago, the San Mateo, California-based company has raised $467 million.
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 ex-Labour leader stressed that Isis had to be tackled before it could make further inroads in Libya and a "proper ground war" was needed to defeat the group, which has strongholds in Iraq and Syria.
The ex-Labour leader stressed that IS had to be tackled before it could make further inroads in Libya and a "proper ground war" was needed to defeat the group, which has strongholds in Iraq and Syria.