Examples of counterinsurgency in a Sentence
The military has launched a counterinsurgency.
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Avoiding such conversations was untenable with service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, who were enmeshed in messy counterinsurgency campaigns that often involved close-range killing and noncombatants.
Four militants and a police official with the counterinsurgency force were killed in the fighting, said Col.
Officially called the Army Special Forces, the unit, known by the caps the soldiers wore, was composed of soldiers trained in counterinsurgency and guerrilla warfare techniques.
Myanmar security forces are accused of rape, killing and torture of minority Rohingya, 700,000 of whom have fled to Bangladesh following counterinsurgency operations in Rakhine state.
Soon, Rathika and other patients left again when a final counterinsurgency push ordered the evacuation of Tamils, herding even the injured into a no-fire zone which was later shelled.
About 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar’s western Rakhine state to neighboring Bangladesh in the past seven months to escape a brutal counterinsurgency campaign by Myanmar’s army.
About 700,000 have fled western Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape a brutal counterinsurgency campaign by Myanmar's army.
The reporters were covering a brutal counterinsurgency operation in Myanmar's Rakhine state that drove 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.
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Definition of counterinsurgency for English Language Learners
: action by a group, army, etc., against people who are fighting to take control of a government
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