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|Bill Sweetman|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Caitlin Dickson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
Specifically, Mr. Obama, you said your policy on Iranian nukes was “prevention,” not “containment” or “deterrence.”
There is no solution to security challenges, officials here say, only delays and deterrence.
It follows that we must understand "deterrence" in a wider sense than we have hitherto given to it.
Let us assume the legitimate end of all punishment to be deterrence.
To split hairs of deterrence over confirmed social hyenas, is to furnish them with the last formula from which to tear things.Criminal Types|V. M. Masten
We have developed a realistic military strategy to deter threats to peace and to protect freedom if deterrence fails.
For five decades, we have been successful in applying containment and deterrence in the Cold War.Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
Culture definitions 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.)