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preemptive strike

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  • n. An attack launched as a defensive measure.

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  • "North Korea today threatened to turn South Korea into 'debris' unless Seoul stops what it described as a policy of confrontation.
    'The puppet authorities had better bear in mind that the advanced preemptive strike of our own style will reduce everything ... to debris, not just setting them on fire,' the North's military said in a statement."
    - AFP, 'North Korea threatens to turn South Korea into 'debris'', 28 Oct 2008.

    October 28, 2008