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Synonyms for demilitarize

do away with the military organization and potential of

remove offensive capability from

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Hizbullah has viewed recent talk of demilitarizing Beirut as a step to disarming the militant organization.
Hamdan considered that proponents of demilitarizing Beirut, want "to expand and extend the process of resolution 1701," a UN Security Council resolution that calls for Hizbullah to be disarmed.
Rather than demilitarizing the region, NATO and the UN have permitted the so-called Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) to use Kosovo as a safe haven and staging base to continue its campaign for a "Greater Albania." KLA guerrillas and arms smugglers have been permitted to operate with impunity on the Kosovo/Macedonia border.