Example sentences for: airstrikes

How can you use “airstrikes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • USA Today goes with the imminence of NATO airstrikes against Slobodan Milosevic's forces in Kosovo, a story everybody else runs inside.

  • Time 's cover profile of Madeleine Albright defends her Kosovo policy from charges of poor planning and incoherence, and tallies her successes instead: She consolidated European support for airstrikes at Rambouillet, has deftly cultivated consensus among NATO's member countries, and is drafting a "mini-Marshall Plan" to restore stability to the Balkans.

  • But, she went on, "the airstrikes could not only provoke Serbian retaliation against NATO forces in Bosnia, but trigger ethnic conflict in Macedonia, which has a large ethnic Albanian majority," and a Balkan explosion would severely weaken NATO.

  • The airstrikes would stop before President Slobodan Milosevic withdrew any of his 40,000 troops from Kosovo--perhaps even before he formally agreed to do so.

  • Speaking to an auditorium full of military and civilian Defense employees, and from a platform he shared with his Secretary of Defense and his Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Clinton justified possible airstrikes with an implicit reference to the failures of appeasement in the period just before World War II.


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