It cannot be the case that the reduction of American forces is a strategy for reaching the goal of defeating al Qaeda.
In many rural precincts, poor cellphone coverage made it difficult or impossible for Romney forces to transmit information.
The plan to degrade al Qaeda enough so that U.S. forces can leave is already lagging behind schedule.
That stealth offensive is widely credited with stopping Iran from attacking U.S. forces as they left Iraq.
The surprising alliance comes as U.S. forces are finally leaving Iraq, driving in huge convoys across the border to Kuwait.
Now the lover is not only unlike his beloved, but he forces himself upon him.
The two portions from Brest and Cherbourg had now united their forces.
But there were other forces at work on which I had not counted, and the first of these was Chigi.
It never can add anything to the forces in a man's own character and attainments.
But the forces under Temujin's command were too strong for them.
c.1300, "physical strength," from Old French force (12c.) "force, strength, courage, fortitude; violence, power, compulsion," from Vulgar Latin *fortia (cf. Spanish fuerza, Italian forza), noun use of neuter plural of Latin fortis "strong" (see fort). Meaning "body of armed men, army" first recorded late 14c. (also in Old French). Physics sense is from 1660s; force field attested by 1920.
The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power.
A vector quantity that tends to produce an acceleration of a body in the direction of its application.
In physics, something that causes a change in the motion of an object. The modern definition of force (an object's mass multiplied by its acceleration) was given by Isaac Newton in Newton's laws of motion. The most familiar unit of force is the pound. (See mechanics.)
Note: Gravity, and therefore weight, is a kind of force.