permissive environment

permissive environment

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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These activities thus create a permissive environment for civil conflict.
"And it's not just about processes - it's about the world view that created the permissive environment for all this."
In a permissive environment, intelligence advisors may find they are only required to conduct external advising functions, with some internal functions not being applicable.
When workplace harassment is left unchecked by leadership, the resulting permissive environment is known to promote, not only more widespread harassment but, the occurrence of more serious events such as sexual assault and sexual coercion to also occur.
"By being able to leverage different parts of the RF spectrum simultaneously--whether we're in a permissive environment or not--we'll enhance connectivity in difficult environments, increase survivability and provide a level of network interoperability not previously available.
In essence this means a search for a middle ground between peacekeeping and peace "enforcement," or in UN Charter terms, something between Chapter VI authorities (a permissive environment) and Chapter VII (non-permissive).
She argues, convincingly, that the post-1989 international environment increasingly became a 'permissive environment' for the role and activities of NGOs.
"We strongly deny that the college has allowed a permissive environment of hazing or violence, and are confident that it will not be found to have legal responsibility.
With limited to zero evasive capabilities, signature reduction technology, or air package support, current RPA technology requires an almost completely permissive environment to operate.
"You can start out with one task or one set of collective tasks, and you can do it in a fairly permissive environment. Then you can ratchet up all of the threats to a higher level.