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- Military : The standing armed forces of a country, that are directed by the national government and are tasked with that nation's defense.
- Strategy : A set of concepts presumed to help in achieving a goal.
- Military doctrine : The fundamental principles of a military organization.
- Politics : Activity that relates to the way in which society is governed, and the process by which human beings living in communities make decisions and establish obligatory values for its members.
- Military strategy : The highest-level national concept of the use of pure military power, inlcluding setting the composition of the military and its deployment; high-level regional objectives in war; military research and setting military production priorities
- Diplomacy (foreign policy) : The process of negotiations, among nations, usually by accredited representatives of a government. While the details of the negotiations may not be public information, the fact of the diplomatic negotiations is official and acknowledged
- Intelligence (information gathering) : The practice of finding information on opponents, or potential opponents.
- Covert action : Any of a range of activities, intended to affect the behavior of a target nation or non-national actor, where the fact of the action is known, but the responsibility for the action cannot be proven.
- Economic warfare : The use of principally non-military methods to impose national policy, when those methods deal in the broad sense of economics, such as embargoes, freezing assets, and buying up raw materials. It may be complemented by military means such as intercepting supply shipments or attacking factories.
- Psychological operations : Any form of communications, directed at a human audience, that influence the opinions, emotions, attitudes, or behavior of any group in order to benefit the interest of the sponsor. Psychological operations can and do take place at every level from grand strategy to tactics, from overt statements by government to tricky loudspeaker broadcasts to get barricaded opponents to leave their protected location.
- Information operations : The integrated employment of the core capabilities of electronic warfare, computer network operations, psychological operations, military deception, and operations security.
- International law enforcement : The practice of cooperation, among nations, to deal with individuals or non-state criminal groups, through police and judicial agencies such as Interpol
- International law : The formal conduct of interactions between nation-states, both at the national level and on behalf of their citizens; generally accepted as first formalized by Hugo Grotius.
- United Nations : An international organization that was founded in 1945 with the mission of preventing international war, protecting human rights, supporting social progress and justice, and helping with economic progress.