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Whatever degree of American assistance the Kurds are receiving, they have already begun a counteroffensive.

Approximately 90 Palestinians have been killed since Israel began its counteroffensive—among them were 22 children.

But after an intense counteroffensive by officials at the State Department and Justice Department, the status quo was restored.

Or else what if he pulls a Rove counteroffensive and asks for release of 20 years of Obama tax returns.

This is the inevitable second round, the anger counteroffensive.

Von Boehn, therefore, was hurriedly detached rearward to deal with the Belgian counteroffensive.

This was General Joffre's counteroffensive, and it developed in detail almost exactly along the lines that he had laid down.

This counteroffensive had reached its end practically on July 6, 1918.

Since the beginning of the counteroffensive 30,000 German prisoners were taken.

South of the Lupkow the Germanic forces opened their counteroffensive on April 6, 1915.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to counteroffensive, such as: balance, counterattack, counterbalance, counterblow, countermove, and counterpoise.

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