subversive activity


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subversive activity

Anyone lending aid, comfort, and moral support to individuals, groups or organizations that advocate the overthrow of incumbent governments by force and violence is subversive and is engaged in subversive activity. All willful acts that are intended to be detrimental to the best interests of the government and that do not fall into the categories of treason, sedition, sabotage, or espionage will be placed in the category of subversive activity.
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Noun1.subversive activity - the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government
overthrow - the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
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The Army Commander also stressed continual vigilance to respond with full force to any subversive activity, or the infiltration of terrorists towards the eastern border areas.
Ashton Carter told the Senate's defense committee, chaired by Senator John McCain, "We will continue to stand by our allies to confront Iran's subversive activity," stressing that the nuclear program agreement, which has been reached between Tehran and world powers, would not limit the US ability to use military force if necessary.
The exchange of fire took place with the terrorists after the rangers conducted a targeted raid in Surjani Town on a tip off that a group of terrorists are present in the area and planning for some subversive activity in the city, according to a rangers statement issued here on Monday.
The helicopter crashed due to a technical fault, Pakistan military's spokesperson, Major-General Asim Bajwa said, ruling out the possibility of a terrorist or a subversive activity.
According to official of BDS, the bomb was fixed in a computer monitor apparently for carrying a massive subversive activity in the jampacked commercial plaza.
Presiding at the threejudge court, Mr Justice Paul Butler said Ryan's motive for carrying the ammunition had "nothing to do with subversive activity but was financial".
WHEN I began working in urban schools, Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner's Teaching as a Subversive Activity was adopted as a manifesto by those of us who were committed to changing the backward-looking public education system of the day.