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a prolonged surrounding of an objective by hostile troops

to surround with hostile troops

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At the most fundamental level, a blockader would find itself increasingly isolated on the world stage, which would complicate its ability politically, economically, and militarily to continue its campaign.
The Elders told the blockaders, "We've been silent about this for most of our life.
Any one or more of the above pressures may force the blockader to limit the embargo's scale and scope such that its only chance at success-fully coercing concessions is if it can be protracted to the extent that cumulative pain compensates for its relative inability to inflict severe immediate pain.
But to the blockaders it is the Grassy Narrows Traditional Land Use Area--land that their forefathers agreed to share in Treaty Three of 1873 but that, they maintain, was never surrendered.
Mostly, Sock revealed, New Brunswick's largest Indigenous community is "trying to heal" from the police raid, as blockaders continue to face the courts and support pours in from across the continent.
more easily protect the nearby sea-lanes and gain access to the Indian Ocean." (52) But a canal across the isthmus could cost twenty billion dollars or more to build and, like the Burma-China pipeline, would simply concentrate the target set for potential blockaders.
However, in New Brunswick, an APTN reporter heard one police officer shout at blockaders, "Crown land belongs to government, not to f**king natives." Those words echoed Ontario's Ipperwash -erapremier Mike Harris, who, it was reported, told his staff, "I want the f**king Indians out of the park," immediately before George's killing.
If the crew proved unwilling, the blockader would have to supply a prize crew of mariners to take the ship there, in addition to a warship escort.
Finally, other naval historians fail to even mention the board, such as Virgil Carrington Jones, The Civil War at Sea: The Blockaders (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1960).
They loved hearing how contrabands fought the surf, shoals, and tide in dugout canoes and rafts to reach blockaders. Fear-riddled tales of paddling down a river clutching to a piece of driftwood dodging river snakes and rats while guerrillas and locals armed with guns and torches prowled on the banks gripped sailors' attentions.
Plain refers to information revealed by APTN's reporter Kenneth Jackson, who wrote about Ontario Supreme Court Justice David Brown, who issued both the Sarnia injunction, and a separate one against Tyendinaga Mohawk blockaders. He has previously worked as a lawyer representing CN.
The Navy Department rewarded him with command of a small blockader off the Carolina coast, where he again compiled a sparkling record.
(Surrey is home to the taxpayer-funded "Traditional School" which opened last year after much campaigning from Surrey school trustee and clinic blockader Robert Pickering.
For blockader Crissy Swain, the blockade was about more than the clear-cut logging.
ENPNewswire-August 19, 2019--Lydian Provides Update on Criminal Investigations against Illegal Blockaders