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Since then, the U.S. has pursued a minimalist counterterrorism strategy of direct action against al-Qaida and the Taliban, coupled with advisory assistance to Afghan forces, and an anemic development effort.
Antifa, short for anti-fascist, is a movement of militant leftist activists promoting direct action against white supremacists and fascists.
And so have some in the media who think there's something romantically heroic about direct action and, in the Trump era, resistance.
And so have some in the media who think there’s something romantically heroic about direct action and, in the Trump era, resistance.
This director, who began her career when women directing action or horror films were even more rare than today, has regularly explored the experiences of women who’ve had to navigate the worlds of men by themselves.
But those weapons are used in Libya and Somalia, the only places in Africa where direct action by U.S. forces is authorized.
More: Tillerson: China and Russia need to take 'direct action' on North Korea More: 'U.S. spies slept' while Russia elected Trump, Russian politician says The incident occurred at a time of high tension between the countries.
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