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PACIFICATION. The act of making peace between two countries which have been at war; the restoration of public tranquillity.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The destruction or withdrawal of Communist "main force" units as a result of the intense fighting of 1968 seemed to give the Americans and the South Vietnamese government the chance of some real pacification (i.e.
He theorizes that pacification produced capitalism, as the dispossession of feudal peasants and Indigenous peoples from their lands, along with the exploitation of workers so that they conform to wage labour relations, was enforced through security mechanisms and policing.
The military situation, arguably, dictated that Westmoreland use his limited resources--yes, limited resources--to stem the tide on the military side at the expense of manpower and resources for pacification and other nonkinetic programs.
Rio University anthropologist Alba Zaluar said that "with pacification, the large favelas lost money, prestige and power" as the traffickers saw much of their terrain seized.
The tenth channel added that despite the "pacification" message that Netanyahu delivered during the Cabinet meeting, he still carries on with the settlement expansion.
Since 2008, Rio's police have been backed by the military in a so-called pacification program, in which they enter favelas with overwhelming force and establish a permanent presence.
That kind of surreptitious activity is perceptibly well under way now to spread out the notion that the Haqqani network has been spread of this pacification operation in the tribal agency.
The report mentioned that although Brazil had reached a stable point in 2012 after four years of pacification and reduction in homicides, however, muggings are up 46.5 percent compared to the same period last year, while homicide is up 23.6 percent.
Mais pour le reste, la Constitution est a bien des egards exemplaire et il y a une pacification".
The dawn operation met little resistance and is a part of the city's five-year-old "pacification'' policing program, which has established permanent police patrols in select slums, or favelas, ahead of this year's World Cup soccer tournament, which Brazil is hosting.
A city within a city has finally been integrated and freed from these drugs gangs." Authorities have been clamping down hard on the most dangerous slums in a "pacification" campaign aimed at cleaning up the city for this year's World Cup and the 2016 Olympics.
More than anything else, Komer is best remembered as the architect of President Lyndon Johnson's ill-fated program--"pacification" it was called in the mid 1960s--to woo the hearts and minds of South Vietnamese peasants away from the Communist Viet Cong.