He noted that none of the militaries of the former Soviet republics could withstand a full-scale Russian invasion.
It led the world in science and high culture and outstripped the militaries of its rivals.
That's why all responsible nations must embrace the role that militaries with a clear mandate can play to keep the peace.
The responsibility of fighting al Qaeda would be left mostly to the Afghan and Pakistani militaries.
The Jewish state is one of four that let U.S. citizens in their militaries.
The IDF regularly trains the United States Marine Corps and the militaries of Trinidad and Tobago and Germany.
The U.S. and other militaries use dogs for tasks like detecting IEDs.
mid-15c., from Middle French militaire (14c.), from Latin militaris "of soldiers or war, of military service, warlike," from miles (genitive militis) "soldier," of unknown origin, perhaps ultimately from Etruscan, or else meaning "one who marches in a troop," and thus connected to Sanskrit melah "assembly," Greek homilos "assembled crowd, throng." Related: Militarily. Old English had militisc, from Latin. Military-industrial complex coined 1961 in farewell speech of U.S. president Dwight D. Eisenhower.
"soldiers generally," 1757, from military (adj.). Earlier, "a military man" (1736).