Definition of counter-insurgency in English:
Military or political action taken against the activities of guerrillas or revolutionaries: [as modifier]: a counter-insurgency force
More example sentences
- As a recent Amnesty International report makes clear, ‘The use of paramilitaries continues to be integral to the military's counter-insurgency strategy’.
- As long as populations are menaced by banditry, civil war, guerrilla campaigns, and counter-insurgency by beleaguered governments, they cannot be secure.
- As long as populations are menaced by banditism, civil war, guerrilla campaigns and counter-insurgency by beleaguered governments, they cannot be safe and secure.
Definition of counter-insurgency in:
- US English dictionary
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