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- noun a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war).
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reductionin sizeor intensityof conflict
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- noun (war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war)
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Brendan Burke , the 41-year-old who started the security team, said they use a tactic called de-escalation: encircling troublemakers and publicly shaming them with taunts.
Hassan Ammar/Associated Press In what appeared to be a de-escalation of tensions, military forces withdrew from positions around the roundabout around midday.
In this light, it's worth remembering that China has fanned the flames of nationalism in the past, making de-escalation difficult.
The recommendation for a new system of managing behaviour, which emphasises the need for private security staff to use proper "de-escalation" techniques and avoid the use of restraint, arose from the inquests into the deaths of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, and Adam Rickwood, aged 14, in secure training centres in 2004.
But the more I think about it, the more the real strategic genius of “the surge” looks like an extremely clever way to basically rebrand a dramatic de-escalation of U.S. war aims as “victory.”
He called for "de-escalation and calm to prevent any further bloodshed."
Your number one option for personal security is a lifelong commitment to avoidance, deterrence, and de-escalation.
In what appeared to be a de-escalation of tensions earlier Saturday, around midday, Bahraini military forces withdrew from positions around the roundabout.
The White House says the meeting — which is set to happen at a picnic table outside the Oval Office — is about "having a beer and de-escalation."
"We must spend more time with our training to use de-escalation techniques in a much more effective manner than perhaps we have in the past," he said.