"Global political conditions make a direct American intervention difficult," he said.
"The thinking was that there had to be some option between direct military intervention and doing nothing at all."
I may need your direct intervention in one area, however.
"Could we have managed that threat by means other than a direct military intervention?"
During the same period Nietzsche made his first and only direct intervention into politics.
There will probably be no direct military intervention unless Israel is attacked.
Three months before, such direct intervention on the part of Germany would have passed almost without protest; but the hour was now gone by.
Nothing social can be organized or completed without the direct intervention of a parent.
The Administration's policy seems to be to beat the war drums in preparation for possible direct intervention.
That was beyond all comprehension-apart from the direct intervention of God.