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- European security : Add brief definition or description
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization : Intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949, with its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.
- Kosovo : Country in south-eastern Europe which declared independence from Serbia in 2008 - not officially recognised by the United Nations.
- Former Republic of Yugoslavia : Add brief definition or description
- Slobodan Milosevic : Add brief definition or description
- Wesley Clark : Chairman and CEO, Wesley K. Clark Associates, LLC; Liberty and Security Committee, Constitution Project; Atlantic Council; Board of advisors, National Security Network; Guiding Coalition, Project for National Security Reform; Democratic presidential candidate; General, United States Army, retired after commanding United States European Command and serving as Supreme Allied Commander Europe
- International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia : Add brief definition or description
- Andrew Bacevich : American historian and military analyst; retired U.S. Army colonel; critic of counterinsurgency doctrine
- Compellence : A set of decisions, policies and actions intended to force an opponent to take some action, as opposed to deterring the adversary not to take a different action.
- Exit strategy : Add brief definition or description
- Signalling strategy : Add brief definition or description
- Weinberger-Powell Doctrine : A set of guidelines, developed by Caspar Weinberger and restated by Colin Powell, for when the United States should go to war
- Integrated air defense system : An air defense that combines radar, anti-aircraft artillery, surface-to-air missiles, and fighter aircraft, presenting multiple layers of defense under systematic command and control
- 2K12 KUB : Also known by the NATO designation SA-6 GAINFUL, this is a highly mobile surface-to-air missile system with both radar and passive television, the latter allowing it to engage targets without telltale radar emissions. It entered Soviet service in 1970, but has gone constant improvement and remains operational in a number of countries, optimized for low to medium air defense.
- Suppression of enemy air defense : Military actions taken to reduce the effectiveness, or destroy, the radars, radio and other communications links, surface-to-air missiles, anti-aircraft artillery, fighter aircraft and their airbases and command posts of air defense systems
- Signals intelligence collection, aircraft-based : An aircraft or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that carries signals intelligence sensors
- F-117 Nighthawk : Although it has a fighter designation, actually the first operational stealth light bomber of the U.S. Air Force
- F-16 Fighting Falcon : A relatively lightweight land-based multirole fighter, developed by the United States Air Force; co-produced with Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal; operated by many nations and to be replaced by the F-35A Lightning II. The F-16CJ model is optimized for SEAD.
- A-10 Thunderbolt II : A heavily armed close air support and ground attack aircraft, which can loiter over a battlefield and then hit targets with great accuracy, while retaining high survivability against ground fire.
- Karin von Hippel : Specialist in Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project and foreign relations at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; experienced in peace operations and exploring the interactions of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution with information operations with Islamic countries
- James Amos : General, United States Marine Corps; 31st and current Assistant Commandant; coauthor of principal U.S. counterinsurgency doctrine
- Materials MASINT : A discipline involving the measurement of signatures from the collection, processing, and analysis of gas, liquid, or solid samples; it complements technical intelligence: a technical intelligence analyst would work with a captured example of the weapon, or at least pieces of it, to come to that understanding of the propellant, while an analyst of this technique would infer the propellant through analysis of the exhaust