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mobilization

[‚mō·bə·lə′zā·shən]
(geology)
Any process by which solid rock becomes sufficiently soft and plastic to permit it to flow or to permit geochemical migration of the mobile components.

mobilization

see POLITICAL MOBILIZATION.
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The French military mobilization was admittedly not an instantaneous and overwhelming success: its effects were felt gradually, required trial and error in organization, and combined elements of old and new.
The consolidation and strengthening of the party, state, and people nexus goes through military mobilization. The external threat perception undergirds the totalitarian system and commands utter obedience.
Military mobilization toward the Persian Gulf was in full swing; the invasion would start in March.
A section of the Web site offers specific information on how to plan for emergencies, align action plans with the Nation's Homeland Security Advisory System, and improve military mobilization, because roads are critical for response and recovery strategies.
During World War II, Rustin was among the crop of conscientious objectors who voluntarily went to prison rather than cooperate with military mobilization. Once there, he and others coordinated campaigns to organize prisoners around myriad social justice issues.
The fruits of this effort are now in full, gory evidence along the India-Pakistan border and particularly on the Line of Control in Kashmir, where a million soldiers confront one another eyeball-to-eyeball for the sixth consecutive month, in the greatest military mobilization since World War II.
It was Britain's largest military mobilization since the Falklands War.
Reserves by definition should have as a priority the task of being the base for national military mobilization. The White Paper divided the mobilization process into four stages, with Force Development Process described as:
military mobilization for a possible strike against Afghanistan.
The empirical richness of this book comes from three case studies of bureaucracies designed to mobilize youths in the Soviet Union--political mobilization by local Komsomol organizations, economic mobilization by committees that assigned graduates of higher education institutions to their first job, and military mobilization through local draft boards.
Though primarily written for business and aviation historians, the authors' discussion of the relation of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation (and its predecessors) to American military mobilization and American wars since the beginning of flight will appeal to a larger audience.
For example, many in the Arab World remember the promises of Great Britain to the leaders of the Great Arab Revolt of 1916 which were immediately betrayed, or the disappointment felt by the Egyptian nationalist leader, Sa'd Zaghloul, and his companions at the Versailles Conference at the end of the First World War.(8) Many also saw in the U.S.-led military mobilization during the Second Gulf crisis a clear demonstration of a super-power who was manipulating the noble cause of human rights in order to conceal its hegemonic designs for the Arab World.

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