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MILITARY. That which belongs or relates to the army.

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Likewise, the US explicitly refrains from the direct involvement of military force in counterinsurgency.
In response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Congress enacted the AUMF authorizing the President to use military force against "those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored such organizations or persons ..." Although ISIL does not fall within that language, the executive branch has stated that in some circumstances "associated forces" that are fighting alongside Al Qaeda and the Taliban can also be targeted under the AUMF.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Mutahidoun Alliance MP Khalid al-Alwani warned the Iraqi government from using military force against Fallujah city.
He used the words "military force" and "war" while discussing US policy toward Iran.
"Iraq has a big military force in the region and we will try to organize our youths through legislation," he said.
The Collective Rapid Response Forces are intended for localization of military conflicts, countering terrorist acts and armed groups, hence, they are intended for neutralization of forces, which attempt to destabilize the situation in CSTO participating states," Bordyuzha explained.CSTO peacekeeping forces will be deployed to set apart opposing forces under UN Security Council mandate, while CRRF are military forces against military force, Bordyuzha explained.
As we have reported here previously, the Bush administration publicly proposed the creation of an immense UN military force in April 2004.
Recognizing excellence in environmental management is a crucial element in Department of Defense efforts to support the twin imperatives of producing the best-trained military force in the world while providing the best environmental stewardship possible.
Japan's new constitution establishes a parliamentary democracy and pledges that the nation will not maintain a military force to wage war.
Given America's dominant international position, however, it more often encourages ambitious policy makers to misapply military force - to use it for nebulous, altruistic purposes with no clear national interest and no clearly achievable ends.
long-range supersonic bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea, saying it opposes the use of military force by other countries as an excuse to harm Beijing's sovereignity.

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