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demobilize

noun cure, curtail, deactivate, disarm, disband, disengage, fix, limit, reduce, remedy, sever, stop
Associated concepts: demobilize forces involved in an armed conflict
See also: disarm, disband, discharge, dismiss, disorganize, dissociate, dissolve, separate
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Restrepo was already under investigation because of denunciations by Juan Carlos Sierra, a drug trafficker who, from a US jail cell, said that he had paid "the commissioner a lot of money to let me enter the demobilization process.
Eventually, Renamo stalled the process in August 1993, making entrance to its areas by government and humanitarian entities very difficult (Hanlon, 1993a,b,c,e; 1994b,d; 1995) and threatening to impede the next task, demobilization.
At demobilization they may complete their preseparation counseling forms as a group without individual attention; get 45 minutes of briefing on veterans' benefits rather than a half-day; and receive no employment preparation.
Some of those who were presented as paramilitary members to be demobilized turned out to be common criminals and were included in the demobilization," notes Susan Lee, director of Amnesty International's Americas program.
The conversion survey bases its recommendations on a careful analysis of data and current developments in military spending, the defence industry, security sector reform, demobilization, base closures, and surplus weapons, as provided in the Update section.
10, the European Union gave its tentative support for the demobilization effort, providing that immunity is not offered to paramilitary troops before all the facts are in.
Karzai arrived in Japan late Thursday to attend a one-day international conference on disarmament, demobilization and reintegration in Tokyo on Saturday.
By the end of 1946, most of this useful force was gone, victims of demobilization.
5 million in loans to fund its demobilization program for 2001, a spokesman for Prime Minister Hun Sen said.
Instead he concentrates on the efforts of the communist party-state in each case to achieve, as he puts it, demobilization and reequilibration immediately following the suppression of the forces for change.
However, we hope that the demobilization process can be averted by quick action by the Obama administration.
February 14, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Commission said the United States would soon join donor countries supporting the implementation of its programmes.