remilitarisation


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Synonyms for remilitarisation

the act of militarizing again

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Similarly, Hitler's remilitarisation of the Rhineland in 1936 seemed perfectly reasonable to many, especially as the Treaty of Versailles which he was breaking was widely regarded as far too draconian.
We are deeply concerned about the actions of the Georgian leadership aimed at the remilitarisation of the country, which are amazingly being met with a calm and even a positive reaction by some governments," Karasin said.
These may come over time from Russian remilitarisation, Chinese modernisation and military vitalisation and, in the very long run, the development of the European Union.
Subsequent years witnessed a remilitarisation of society, attacks on the civilian population by both UNITA and the MPLA, an aggravation of the culture of impunity, and UNITA's capture of 70% of the national territory, leading to the conversion of its guerilla forces into a conventional army.
I believe that had the British Government in 1936 opposed Hitler's remilitarisation of the Rhineland, the war which began in 1939 could have been avoided and most of the Jewish people who were later murdered by the Nazis could have been saved.
One of the results of the September 11 attacks could well be the beginning of Japan's remilitarisation and Japan's closer military cooperation with its allies.
She noted the `cork in the bottle' role of the treaty in preventing Japanese remilitarisation.
While some advanced programmes are improving the capability of the Japanese military, a defence budget that has declined every year for the past decade and an enduring historical-cultural aversion to remilitarisation continue to place major constraints on Tokyo's strategic options.
It was true that several officers were suspicious of him in the early days and some might even have tried to overthrow him if he had been rebuffed by the western powers during the remilitarisation of the Rhineland in March 1936, but by September 1939 he seemed unstoppable.
Fourth, Japan's joining the TMD may lead to its remilitarisation.
The British Government have continued with the remilitarisation policy of their predecessors in government.
D'abord, le developement de la puissance militaire allemande et la violation flagrante du traite de Versailles par la remilitarisation de la Rhenanie.
This argument has recently been forcefully restated by Adam Tooze in The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy (Allen Lane, 2006), where he argues that Hitler opted for war in 1939 to avoid serious pressures on the balance of payments and raw material supplies and in order to strike before Western rearmament overtook German remilitarisation.
He embraced all of those subsequent measures--the reintroduction of conscription, the remilitarisation of the Rhineland, the Anschluss with Austria and the annexation of the Sudetenland which were seen as 'restoring German honour'.
But it was the Baldwin government's (1935-37) half-hearted response to the Italian invasion of Abyssinia, to Hitler's remilitarisation of the Rhineland, and above all to the military revolt led by Franco in Spain, that transformed her into a root-and-branch opponent of appeasement.