offensive action


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This is a new start and we will see who handles the situation better - who is more clear in their offensive action, who is more disciplined in defence, who is brave enough to take a chance?
But NATO's actions were "purely defensive measures that do not justify any offensive action," he told a Brussels conference.
Hence his enthusiasm for the airpower in the First World War, an enthusiasm that, when allied to his push for offensive action, led to the British strategic bombing offensive of the Second World War but also the relative neglect of the all-important Battle of the Atlantic.
Halwara was one of the main launch bases for offensive action against Pakistan during the 1965 war.
Halwara was one pf the main launch bases for offensive action against Pakistan during the 1965 war.
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.
What's remarkable here is not the military effort, per se, but the fact that NATO undertook an essentially offensive action against a sovereign nation in the absence of an attack on any member state.
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.