"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.
The capitalist's control over the state can thus play an essential part in the development of capitalism, to the extent the state directs the warfare or other foreign intervention.
Then there is the Secretary General's insistence on the effectiveness of "early warning, preventive diplomacy, preventive deployment and preventive disarmament" as alternatives to direct military intervention.
Raising Interest Rates An alternative to direct intervention on behalf of the franc is to raise the price of speculation.
Continuing dynastic strife among the Dadishkeliani, their defiance to the Russian government, and vacillation during the Crimean War (1854-1856), however, led to direct Russian intervention.
The demands come in contrast to his espousal of a "quietist" school of religious thought opposed to direct clerical intervention in politics.
"With each new failure we move closer to direct military intervention," he said at a news conference.
We are receiving information that NATO members and some Persian Gulf states, working under the 'Libyan scenario', intend to move from indirect intervention in Syria to direct military intervention.
But some experts also attribute the rapid spread of raccoon rabies to direct human intervention.
In other faiths, the cause is attributed to direct intervention by the will of God.
The proposed directives on cabotage have given rise to concern in the industry, since they amount to direct intervention on the labour market, which many see as running directly counter to free trade in goods and services.