counteroffensive

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a large scale offensive (more than a counterattack) undertaken by a defending force to seize the initiative from an attacking force

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The regime now rule the globe with an iron fist and, as US war hero Captain BJ Blazkowicz, you must launch impossible-looking counteroffensives, daring to stand up against an unstoppable army of Nazi robots and hulking Super Soldiers.
Of the 500 polled, percent said that they had thought of moving beyond simply protecting their networks to launching counteroffensives against their unseen enemies.
Ehud Barak, Israel's new Prime Minister, is almost certainly a stronger man than Arafat, an almost mythical hero of Israel's commando counteroffensives against terrorists.
The source said that the Yemeni forces have managed to repel the attacks launched by the Saudi-backed militia from Lahij Province's al-Sabiha district against Bab al-Mandab, adding that tens of Saudi forces were killed during the counteroffensives.