military options

Related to military options: coast guard

military options

A range of military force responses that can be projected to accomplish assigned tasks. Options include one or a combination of the following: civic action, humanitarian assistance, civil affairs, and other military activities to develop positive relationships with other countries; confidence building and other measures to reduce military tensions; military presence; activities to convey threats to adversaries as well as truth projections; military deceptions and psychological operations; quarantines, blockades, and harassment operations; raids; intervention operations; armed conflict involving air, land, maritime, and strategic warfare operations; support for law enforcement authorities to counter international criminal activities (terrorism, narcotics trafficking, slavery, and piracy); support for law enforcement authorities to suppress domestic rebellion; and support for insurgency, counterinsurgency, and civil war in foreign countries. See also civil affairs; foreign humanitarian assistance; military civic action.
References in periodicals archive ?
While he effectively presents an argument for an airpower-oriented military strategy, the author relies heavily on a false dichotomy for military options. Rather than presenting a scalable joint force leveraging US multidomain capabilities, instead Meilinger argues that America's current terrestrial-oriented strategy is antiquated and requires an airpower solution.
In a seminar on Russia's role in creating peace in the Middle East held by the Diplomatic Institute, Primakov highlighted the importance of Qatar and the Gulf to depend on various economic, political, trade and military options. (QNA)
America's top general said he was involved in "routine dialogue" with the White House about military options should Syria ignore US warnings against using chemical weapons in Idlib.
and France, the three countries air forces' launched 105 cruise missiles at Syrian chemical weapons facilities after Trump mulled military options in response to an alleged poison gas attack.
US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis said on Friday that there is no need to escalate to military options in his country's confrontation with Iran, according to AFP.
Mr Trump also underlined the United States' military options, noting that three aircraft carrier groups and a nuclear submarine had been deployed to the region.
"It is possible that the military options will be the only way facing Damascus to reach regions beyond its control in the North which are under the Kurds' control illegally and with the US support," Alexander Ivanov, the spokesman of Russia's airbase in Hmeimim, was quoted as saying by Soumeriyeh News on Monday.
Threatening action or rhetoric cannot help resolve the situation on the Korean peninsula, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after US Defence Secretary Jim Mattishinted about the existence of military options on North Korea.
Summary: New York [U.S.A], Aug 2 (ANI): United States is ready with the military options, saying, it is inevitable, if North Korea continues with its provocative acts of missile launch.
President Donald Trump was given updated military options, according to (http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/28/politics/north-korea-trump-military-options/index.html) CNN Thursday, as the administration weighed how to deal with North Korea on the eve of a visit from South Korean President Moon Jae In.
As the regime forces and their Russian backers continued to pound rebel-held areas of the city, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was time to consider "more kinetic options" including "military options".
Iran's defence minister has lambasted his US counterpart's comments about military options against Tehran still being on the table despite ongoing nuclear talks, saying they showed America cannot be trusted.
Full browser ?