Defense

Defense or defence may refer to:

Tactics and strategy

  • Defense (military)
  • Defense (sports)
  • Defender (association football)
  • Defenceman (ice hockey)
  • Biological defense (disambiguation)
  • a chess opening by Black
  • Self-defense
  • Civil defense
  • Politics and economics

  • National security
  • Defence diplomacy
  • Defence minister
  • Ministry of Defence
  • International security
  • Defense industry
  • Defense contractor
  • Concepts in law

  • Defense (legal)
  • Defence of property
  • Right of self-defense
  • Other uses

  • HMS Defence, Royal Navy ships of this name
  • Defense of a doctoral thesis, also called viva voce; see dissertation
  • La Défense, a business district in Paris
    • The Grande Arche, commonly known as Arche de la Défense, in Paris
  • The Grande Arche, commonly known as Arche de la Défense, in Paris
  • DeFence, an art project
  • Haganah (Hebrew for "The Defence"), a paramilitary organization in British Palestine
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    Russian forces enter former Islamic State stronghold in Syria after U.S. pullback

    Yahoo Daily News 09 Dec 2019
    Russian troops were shown in footage on the defence ministry's ... Russian troops in Raqqa were handing out humanitarian aid and its military doctors were offering residents medical attention, Vladimir Varnavsky, a defence ministry officer, was quoted as saying by RIA news agency....
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    White Island volcano eruption: tourists injured and several 'unaccounted for' in New Zealand

    The Observer 09 Dec 2019
    Neither the police, civil defence authorities, nor a tour company that runs trips to the island would confirm the reports. The news outlet Stuff reported that footage taken from the volcano’s crater camera appeared to show people there minutes before it erupted ... Civil defence ......
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    N. Korea conducts ‘important test’ at once-dismantled site

    Dawn 09 Dec 2019
    Saturday’s test at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground will have an important effect on changing the strategic position of (North Korea) once again in the near future, an unidentified spokesman from the Norths Academy of National Defence Science said in a statement, carried by the country’s official Korean Central News Agency....
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    Japan closely monitoring North Korea

    The Siasat Daily 09 Dec 2019
    Tokyo ... The report comes a day after North Korean state-run news agency KCNA reported on Sunday, citing the North Korean Academy of the National Defence Science, that the results of the “successful test” would play a significant role in “altering the strategic position” of North Korea in the near future ... Source. ANI....
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    Japan says closely monitoring North Korea

    The Siasat Daily 09 Dec 2019
    Tokyo ... The report comes a day after North Korean state-run news agency KCNA reported on Sunday, citing the North Korean Academy of the National Defence Science, that the results of the “successful test” would play a significant role in “altering the strategic position” of North Korea in the near future ... Source. ANI....
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    FBI thinks Saudi shooter acted alone, Florida governor decries ‘deep-seated’ hatred

    Middle East Monitor 09 Dec 2019
    Esper told “Fox News Sunday” that he had asked top defence officials to make sure all necessary precautions were taken to ensure safety at military installations, and that he asked the Pentagon to review screening procedures for military personnel from other countries coming to the United States for training....
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    Over two acres of SCB land encroached in recent years

    The Times of India 08 Dec 2019
    Over two acres of vacant defence land has been encroached in Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) limits in the last four years ... Twenty cases of unauthorised construction or encroachment have come to fore between 2016 and September 2019 in SCB, as per figures tabled in the Lok Sabha on illegal encroachment on vacant defence land....
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    Govt to appoint ECP chief, members by Wednesday: Khattak

    The News International 08 Dec 2019
    Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak said  Sunday that the government will appoint members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the chief election commissioner by Wednesday, Geo News reported.  ... Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak said Sunday that the government ......
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    US Doesn't Rule Out Sending Additional Troops to Syria - Esper

    MENA FN 08 Dec 2019
    (MENAFN - Trend News Agency) US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper commented on a variety of issues on Saturday while delivering remarks at the Reagan National Defense Forum. The foru... ....
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    Australia fires: heatwave forecast amid calls for emergency meeting

    The Observer 08 Dec 2019
    The NSW Rural Fire Service commissioner, Shane Fitzsimmons, told Seven News that crews working to contain fires on Sunday had been dealing with “more benign” conditions across most of the fire grounds compared with previous days ... “The experts including the defence experts make those calls and government will take that advice.”....
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    A better social media is waiting for us

    Gulf News 08 Dec 2019
    What’s more, companies like Facebook and Twitter lack an incentive to promote better relationships and a better understanding of the news “because they make money through outrage and deception,” Hall said ... They will care about who is giving them the news, where it comes from, and why it’s believable ... — New York Times News Service....
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    Dua Mangi returns home after being kidnapped

    The News International 07 Dec 2019
    Law student Dua Mangi, who was abducted last week from Karachi’s Defence area has returned home, Geo News reported. Deputy Inspector General (South) Sharjil Kharal confirmed to Geo News, that Dua had reached her home safely today ... Law student Dua Mangi, who was abducted last week from Karachi’s Defence area has returned home, Geo News reported....
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