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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.
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Georgetown University professor Victor Cha was not dropped as Washington's candidate for its ambassador to Seoul due to disagreement on the White House's military options toward Pyongyang, a diplomatic source said Friday.
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.
She noted "we're trying every other possibility that we have, but there's a whole lot of military options on the table.
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.
It is right now we should be looking again at the more kinetic options and the military options, but we must be realistic about how these in fact work and what is deliverable," he said.
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.
TEHRAN - 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.
The change will significantly widen Japan's military options by ending the ban on exercising "collective self-defence", or aiding a friendly country under attack.
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