Origin of deterrence
Examples from the Web for deterrence
In the classic phrase of deterrence, we want all such actors to wake up each morning and think: Not today.The Pentagon May Finally Have a Plan to Keep America on Top
November 3, 2014
The El Paso brand of deterrence is just as much directed at smugglers as immigrants, if not more so.How the U.S. Sold Out Indian Asylum Seekers on the Border
August 11, 2014
But deterrence of some sort is still needed in dealing with Russia, and the West has yet to discover what that might be.Obama’s Nuclear Summit Aimed to Stop Terrorists. Now Putin’s the Issue.
Christopher Dickey, Jamie Dettmer, Nadette De Visser
March 25, 2014
Specifically, Mr. Obama, you said your policy on Iranian nukes was “prevention,” not “containment” or “deterrence.”Leslie H. Gelb on Obama’s Dangerous Nuclear Dance
Leslie H. Gelb
April 7, 2013
There is no solution to security challenges, officials here say, only delays and deterrence.What Gaza Means For Iran
November 26, 2012
When deterrence or diplomacy failed as in Kuwait, then the use of force was inevitable.Shock and Awe
Harlan K. Ullman
Let us assume the legitimate end of all punishment to be deterrence.Social Rights And Duties
Nature has provided as far as possible for deterrence from over-interest.Psychotherapy
James J. Walsh
What the deterrence in a comparatively short prison term that leaves the prisoner with a firm grip on his bundle of loot?
To split hairs of deterrence over confirmed social hyenas, is to furnish them with the last formula from which to tear things.
Word Origin and History for deterrence
A military capability sufficiently strong to discourage any would-be aggressor from starting a war because of the fear of retaliation. (See balance of terror.)