offensive action


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I also decided that offensive action was better than giving the impression that we were attempting to escape.
The mission is expressly not about establishing or monitoring a no fly zone over Syrian territory or taking any other offensive action.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel's offensive action will be suspended during the visit, as long as Gaza halts strikes on Israel.
It was a time for bold offensive action, for daring in the face of grave risks, and for the kind of innovation that matters most.
Eventually we will have to go toward a broader offensive action in Gaza to stop the rockets.
House explained, "Essentially, these men believed in the need for offensive action but felt that France's slower mobilization necessitated waiting until the first German advance spent its momentum and then counter-attacking vigorously.
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates and others said the US military's role will lessen in coming days as other countries take on more missions and the need declines for large-scale offensive action.
US Defence Secretary Robert Gates and others said the US military's role will lessen in coming days as other countries take on more missions and the need declines for large-scale offensive action Meanwhile heavy anti-aircraft fire was last night lighting up the skies over Tripoli and loud explosions echoed through the Libyan capital after nightfall.
The rebel aim remained the capture of the capital Tripoli but they wanted to achieve that without foreign offensive action, Hasi told a news briefing at the rebel headquarters on the Benghazi seafront.
Recce": A Collector's Guide to the History of the South African Special Forces is a superbly researched and presented close study of the South African Special Forces, who are primarily used in intelligence gathering but sometimes applied to offensive action.
Al-Bashir is carrying out a lot of military offensive action on the ground against our own people," Adam said.