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Defence minister

Index Defence minister

The title Defence Minister, Minister for Defence, Minister of National Defense, Secretary of Defence, Secretary of State for Defense or some similar variation, is assigned to the person in a cabinet position in charge of a Ministry of Defence, which regulates the armed forces in sovereign states. [1]

145 relations: Armed Forces Division, Australian Defence Organisation, Cabinet (government), Central Military Commission (China), Chief of defence, China, Civil defense, Civil–military relations, Civilian control of the military, Command hierarchy, Command responsibility, Commander-in-chief, Defence diplomacy, Defence minister of Armenia, Defence Ministry of Belarus, Department of Defence (Ireland), Department of Defence (South Africa), Department of National Defence (Canada), Department of National Defense (Philippines), East Germany, Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport, Federal Ministry of Defence (Germany), Foreign minister, Gov.uk, Head of government, Head of state, Italian Minister of Defence, Kitchen Cabinet, Kyrgyzstan, Law of war, List of current defence ministers, List of Defence Ministers of Thailand, List of German defence ministers, List of heads of the military of Imperial Russia, List of Ministers of Defence of the Netherlands, List of Prime Ministers of Israel, Martial law, Military, Military aid to the civil power, Military dictatorship, Military Keynesianism, Military occupation, Military–industrial complex, Minister (government), Minister for Defence (Australia), Minister for Defence (Ireland), Minister for National Defence (Greece), Minister of Defence (Belgium), Minister of Defence (Denmark), Minister of Defence (Estonia), ..., Minister of Defence (Finland), Minister of Defence (Hungary), Minister of Defence (India), Minister of Defence (Malaysia), Minister of Defence (New Zealand), Minister of Defence (Norway), Minister of Defence (Pakistan), Minister of Defence (Soviet Union), Minister of Defence (Sri Lanka), Minister of Defence (Sweden), Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Minister of Defense (Austria), Minister of Defense (Japan), Minister of Defense (Macedonia), Minister of National Defence (Canada), Minister of the Armed Forces (France), Ministry for Naval Affairs (Greece), Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Defence (Bangladesh), Ministry of Defence (Brazil), Ministry of Defence (Bulgaria), Ministry of Defence (Croatia), Ministry of Defence (Czech Republic), Ministry of Defence (Denmark), Ministry of Defence (Estonia), Ministry of Defence (Finland), Ministry of Defence (India), Ministry of Defence (Indonesia), Ministry of Defence (Italy), Ministry of Defence (Malaysia), Ministry of Defence (Nepal), Ministry of Defence (Netherlands), Ministry of Defence (New Zealand), Ministry of Defence (Norway), Ministry of Defence (Pakistan), Ministry of Defence (Russia), Ministry of Defence (Serbia), Ministry of Defence (Singapore), Ministry of Defence (Somalia), Ministry of Defence (Spain), Ministry of Defence (Sri Lanka), Ministry of Defence (Sweden), Ministry of Defence (Tajikistan), Ministry of Defence (Thailand), Ministry of Defence (Ukraine), Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom), Ministry of Defence (Vietnam), Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics (Iran), Ministry of Defence and Military Production, Ministry of Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ministry of Defense (Albania), Ministry of Defense (Austria), Ministry of Defense (Israel), Ministry of Defense (Japan), Ministry of Defense (Kuwait), Ministry of Defense (Moldova), Ministry of Defense (Peru), Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Defense of Mongolia, Ministry of Defense of the Kyrgyz Republic, Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan, Ministry of National Defence (East Germany), Ministry of National Defence (Lithuania), Ministry of National Defence (Poland), Ministry of National Defence (Portugal), Ministry of National Defence (Romania), Ministry of National Defence (Turkey), Ministry of National Defense (Cambodia), Ministry of National Defense (Chile), Ministry of National Defense (Colombia), Ministry of National Defense (Republic of China), Ministry of National Defense (South Korea), Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China, Ministry of People's Armed Forces, Ministry of the Armed Forces (France), Mongolia, National Security Council, Office of the Historian, People's Liberation Army, Protocol (diplomacy), Prussian Ministry of War, Russian Empire, Secretariat of National Defense (Mexico), Secretary for Security, Secretary of National Defense (Philippines), Secretary of State for Defence, Sovereign state, State of emergency, Turkmenistan, United States Department of Defense, United States Department of State, United States Secretary of Defense, War cabinet, World War II. Expand index (95 more) »

Armed Forces Division

The Armed Forces Division (AFD) (বাংলাদেশ সশস্ত্র বাহিনী বিভাগ —) is the principal national command authority for national defense of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

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Australian Defence Organisation

The Australian Defence Organisation (abbreviated as ADO) is an Australian Government organisation that consists of both the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the civilian Department of Defence personnel supporting the ADF.

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Cabinet (government)

A cabinet is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch.

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Central Military Commission (China)

The Central Military Commission (CMC) refers to the parallel national defense organizations of the Communist Party of China and the People's Republic of China: the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China, a Party organ under the CPC Central Committee, and the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China, a central state organ under the National People's Congress, being the military branch of the national government.

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Chief of defence

The chief of defence (or head of defence) is the highest ranked commissioned officer of a nation's armed forces.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Civil defense

Civil defense or civil protection is an effort to protect the citizens of a state (generally non-combatants) from military attacks and natural disasters.

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Civil–military relations

Civil–military relations (Civ-Mil or CMR) describes the relationship between civil society as a whole and the military organization or organizations established to protect it.

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Civilian control of the military

Civilian control of the military is a doctrine in military and political science that places ultimate responsibility for a country's strategic decision-making in the hands of the civilian political leadership, rather than professional military officers.

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Command hierarchy

A command hierarchy is a group of people who carry out orders based on others authority within the group.

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Command responsibility

Command responsibility, sometimes referred to as the Yamashita standard or the Medina standard, and also known as superior responsibility, is the legal doctrine of hierarchical accountability for war crimes.

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Commander-in-chief

A commander-in-chief, also sometimes called supreme commander, or chief commander, is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces.

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Defence diplomacy

In international politics, defence diplomacy refers to the pursuit of foreign policy objectives through the peaceful employment of defence resources and capabilities.

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Defence minister of Armenia

The Defence Minister of the Republic of Armenia is the head of the Ministry of Defence, who is charged with the political leadership of the Armed Forces of Armenia.

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Defence Ministry of Belarus

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Belarus (Russian: Министерство обороны Республики Беларусь, Belarusian: Мiнiстэрства абароны Рэспублікі Беларусь) is the government organisation that is charged with the duties of raising and maintaining the Armed Forces of Belarus.

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Department of Defence (Ireland)

The Department of Defence (DoD) (An Roinn Cosanta) is the department of the Government of Ireland that is responsible for preserving peace and security in Ireland.

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Department of Defence (South Africa)

The Department of Defence is a department of the South African government.

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Department of National Defence (Canada)

The Department of National Defence (Ministère de la Défense nationale), commonly abbreviated as DND, is a Canadian government department responsible for defending Canada's interests and values at home and abroad.

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Department of National Defense (Philippines)

The Department of National Defense (DND; Filipino: Kagawaran ng Tanggulang Pambansa, KTP) is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for guarding against external and internal threats to peace and security in the country.

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East Germany

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport

The Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS, Eidgenössisches Departement für Verteidigung, Bevölkerungsschutz und Sport, Département fédéral de la défense, de la protection de la population et des sports, Dipartimento federale della difesa, della protezione della popolazione e dello sport, Departament federal da defensiun, protecziun da la populaziun e sport) is one of the seven departments of the Swiss federal government.

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Federal Ministry of Defence (Germany)

The Federal Ministry of Defence (Bundesministerium der Verteidigung), abbreviated BMVg, is a top-level federal agency, headed by the Federal Minister of Defence as a member of the Cabinet of Germany.

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Foreign minister

A foreign minister or minister of foreign affairs (less commonly for foreign affairs) is generally a cabinet minister in charge of a state's foreign policy and relations.

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Gov.uk

gov.uk (styled on the site as GOV.UK) is a United Kingdom public sector information website, created by the Government Digital Service to provide a single point of access to HM Government services.

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Head of government

A head of government (or chief of government) is a generic term used for either the highest or second highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony, (commonly referred to as countries, nations or nation-states) who often presides over a cabinet, a group of ministers or secretaries who lead executive departments.

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Head of state

A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.

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Italian Minister of Defence

This Italian Ministers of Defence is a senior member of the Italian Cabinet who leads the Ministry of Defence.

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Kitchen Cabinet

The Kitchen Cabinet was a term used by political opponents of President of the United States Andrew Jackson to describe his ginger group, the collection of unofficial advisors he consulted in parallel to the United States Cabinet (the "parlor cabinet") following his purge of the cabinet at the end of the Eaton affair and his break with Vice President John C. Calhoun in 1831.

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Kyrgyzstan

The Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyz Respublikasy; r; Қирғиз Республикаси.), or simply Kyrgyzstan, and also known as Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan; r), is a sovereign state in Central Asia.

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Law of war

The law of war is a legal term of art which refers to the aspect of public international law concerning acceptable justifications to engage in war (jus ad bellum) and the limits to acceptable wartime conduct (jus in bello or international humanitarian law).

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List of current defence ministers

This is a list of defense ministers, showing the defence ministers of incumbent heads of government.

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List of Defence Ministers of Thailand

This is list of defence ministers of Thailand.

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List of German defence ministers

The Federal Minister of Defence (Bundesminister der Verteidigung) is the head of the Federal Ministry of Defence and a member of the Federal Cabinet.

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List of heads of the military of Imperial Russia

The Russian College of War (or War Collegium) was created in the course of Government reform of Peter I 11 December 1717.

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List of Ministers of Defence of the Netherlands

The Minister of Defence (Minister van Defensie) is the head of the Ministry of Defence and a member of the Cabinet of the Netherlands.

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List of Prime Ministers of Israel

This article lists the Prime Ministers of Israel since the adoption of the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948.

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Martial law

Martial law is the imposition of direct military control of normal civilian functions of government, especially in response to a temporary emergency such as invasion or major disaster, or in an occupied territory. Martial law can be used by governments to enforce their rule over the public.

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Military

A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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Military aid to the civil power

Military aid to the civil power (MACP) (sometimes to the civil authorities) is a term used to describe the use of the armed forces in support of the civil authorities of a state.

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Military dictatorship

A military dictatorship (also known as a military junta) is a form of government where in a military force exerts complete or substantial control over political authority.

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Military Keynesianism

Military Keynesianism is the position that government should raise military spending to boost economic growth.

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Military occupation

Military occupation is effective provisional control by a certain ruling power over a territory which is not under the formal sovereignty of that entity, without the violation of the actual sovereign.

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Military–industrial complex

The military–industrial complex (MIC) is an informal alliance between a nation's military and the defense industry which supplies it, seen together as a vested interest which influences public policy.

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Minister (government)

A minister is a politician who heads a government department, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers.

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Minister for Defence (Australia)

The Australian Minister for Defence is currently Senator Marise Payne, who took office on 21 September 2015 as a member of the Turnbull Government.

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Minister for Defence (Ireland)

The Minister for Defence (An tAire Cosanta) is the senior minister at the Department of Defence in the Government of Ireland.

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Minister for National Defence (Greece)

The Minister for National Defence of Greece (Υπουργός Εθνικής Άμυνας) is a government minister responsible for the running of the Ministry of National Defence.

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Minister of Defence (Belgium)

The Ministry of Defence (Ministerie van Landsverdediging, Ministère de la Défense, Ministerium der Verteidigung), formerly called the Ministry of War and Ministry of National Defence, is the Belgian ministry responsible for national defence and the Belgian military.

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Minister of Defence (Denmark)

The Minister of Defence of Denmark (Forsvarsminister) is the politically appointed head of the Danish Ministry of Defence.

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Minister of Defence (Estonia)

The Minister of Defence (Estonian: Kaitseminister) is the senior minister at the Ministry of Defence (Kaitseministeerium) in the Estonian Government.

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Minister of Defence (Finland)

The Minister of Defence (puolustusministeri, försvarsminister) is a member of the Finnish Council of State.

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Minister of Defence (Hungary)

The Minister of Defence of Hungary (Magyarország honvédelmi minisztere) is a member of the Hungarian cabinet and the head of the Ministry of Defence.

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Minister of Defence (India)

The Minister of Defence is the head of the Ministry of Defence of the Government of India.

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Minister of Defence (Malaysia)

The Minister of Defence of Malaysia is Mohamad Sabu, announced by the Prime Minister’s Office on 12 May 2018 and inaugurated on 21 May 2018.

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Minister of Defence (New Zealand)

The Minister of Defence is a minister in the government of New Zealand with responsibility for the New Zealand armed forces and the Ministry of Defence.

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Minister of Defence (Norway)

The Norwegian Minister of Defence is the head of the Norwegian Ministry of Defence.

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Minister of Defence (Pakistan)

The Minister of Defence heads the Ministry of Defence and who Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force, and Pakistan Navy.

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Minister of Defence (Soviet Union)

The Minister of Defence of the Soviet Union refers to the head of the Ministry of Defence who was responsible for defence of the communist Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1917 to 1922 and the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991.

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Minister of Defence (Sri Lanka)

The Minister of Defence is an appointment in the Cabinet of Sri Lanka who is responsible for the implementation of the Government of Sri Lankas defence policy and the headquarters of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces.

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Minister of Defence (Sweden)

The Minister for Defence of Sweden (försvarsminister; formal title: statsråd och chef för försvarsdepartementet) is a member of the Government of Sweden (Regeringen).

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Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans (formerly the Minister of Defence) is a Minister in the Government of South Africa, who is responsible for overseeing the Department of Defence, the Department of Military Veterans and the South African National Defence Force.

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Minister of Defense (Austria)

The Minister of Defense of Austria heads the Ministry of Defense and is the supreme military commander of the Austrian Armed Forces.

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Minister of Defense (Japan)

The, or, is the Cabinet of Japan member in charge of the Ministry of Defense, known as the Defense Agency before 2007.

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Minister of Defense (Macedonia)

Minister of Defense of the Republic of Macedonia is a post (minister) to lead the Ministry of Defense of Macedonia.

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Minister of National Defence (Canada)

The Minister of National Defence (Ministre de la Défense nationale) is a Minister of the Crown and is the politician within the Cabinet of Canada responsible for the management and direction of all matters relating to the national defence of Canada.

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Minister of the Armed Forces (France)

The Ministry of the Armed Forces (Ministre des Armées) is the French cabinet member charged with running the French Armed Forces.

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Ministry for Naval Affairs (Greece)

The Ministry for Naval Affairs (Ὑπουργείον τῶν Ναυτικῶν) was a government department of Greece responsible for matters pertaining to the Greek Navy as well as the Greek Merchant Marine Ministry.

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Ministry of Defence

A Ministry of Defence or Defense (see spelling differences), also known as a Department of Defence or Defense, is the common name for a part of the government found in states where the government is divided into ministries or departments, responsible for matters of defence.

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Ministry of Defence (Bangladesh)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) (প্রতিরক্ষা মন্ত্রণালয়; Protirakha Montronaloya) is a Bangladeshi government ministry.

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Ministry of Defence (Brazil)

The Ministry of Defense (Ministério da Defesa) of Brazil, is the civilian cabinet organization responsible for managing the Military of Brazil.

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Ministry of Defence (Bulgaria)

The Ministry of Defence (Министерство на отбраната, Ministerstvo na otbranata) of Bulgaria is the ministry charged with regulating the Bulgarian Armed Forces.

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Ministry of Defence (Croatia)

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia (Ministarstvo obrane Republike Hrvatske or MORH) is the ministry in the Government of Croatia which is in charge of the nation's military.

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Ministry of Defence (Czech Republic)

Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic (Ministerstvo obrany České republiky, MO ČR) is the primary agency of the Czech Republic responsible for the planning and carrying-out of defense policy.

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Ministry of Defence (Denmark)

The Danish Ministry of Defence (Forsvarsministeriet, short FMN) is a ministry in the Danish government.

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Ministry of Defence (Estonia)

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariigi Kaitseministeerium) and its head, the Minister of Defence, are responsible for organizing national defence.The mission of the Ministry of Defence is to deter attacks against Estonia and ensure that the country is capable of defending itself against external threats.

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Ministry of Defence (Finland)

The Ministry of Defence (puolustusministeriö, försvarsministeriet) is one of the 12 ministries which comprise the Finnish Government.

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Ministry of Defence (India)

The Ministry of Defence (IAST) (abbreviated as MoD) is charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the Indian armed forces.

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Ministry of Defence (Indonesia)

The Ministry of Defence (Indonesian: Kementerian Pertahanan abbreviated Kemhan) of the Republic of Indonesia, formerly the Department of Defence of the Republic of Indonesia is a government ministry responsible for the defence affairs of Indonesia.

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Ministry of Defence (Italy)

The Ministry of Defence (Ministero della Difesa, or MDD) is the government body of the Italian Republic responsible for military and civil defence matters and managing the Italian Armed Forces.

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Ministry of Defence (Malaysia)

The Ministry of Defence (Kementerian Pertahanan), abbreviated MINDEF, KEMENTAH, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for defence, national security, army, navy, hydrography, air force, armed forces, intelligence services, counterintelligence, military intelligence, national service, and veterans affairs.

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Ministry of Defence (Nepal)

The Ministry of Defence is governmental body in Nepal that formulates defence policies and coordinates defence affairs with other agencies of the government and the Nepal Army.

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Ministry of Defence (Netherlands)

The Ministry of Defence (Ministerie van Defensie; MinDef) is the Dutch Ministry responsible for the armed forces of the Netherlands and Veterans Affairs.

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Ministry of Defence (New Zealand)

The Ministry of Defence (Māori: Manatū Kaupapa Waonga) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with advising the government on defence policy, as well as overseeing the New Zealand Defence Force.

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Ministry of Defence (Norway)

The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Defence (Det kgl.) is a Norwegian government ministry in charge of the formation and implementation of national security and defence policy, and for the overall management and control of the activities of subordinate agencies.

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Ministry of Defence (Pakistan)

The Ministry of Defence (وزارت دفاع, Wazarat-e-Difa, abbreviated as MoD), is a ministry of the Government of Pakistan, tasked in defending Pakistan's interests and values at home and abroad.

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Ministry of Defence (Russia)

The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation (Министерство обороны Российской Федерации, Минобороны России, informally abbreviated as МО, МО РФ or Minoboron) exercises administrative and operational leadership of the Russian Armed Forces.

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Ministry of Defence (Serbia)

The Ministry of Defence of Republic of Serbia (Министарство одбране / Ministarstvo odbrane) is the ministry in the Government of Serbia which is in the charge of defending the Republic of Serbia from internal and external military threats.

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Ministry of Defence (Singapore)

The Ministry of Defence (Abbreviation: MINDEF; Kementerian Pertahanan; Simplified Chinese: 新加坡国防部; தற்காப்பு அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore entrusted with overseeing the national defence needs of the Republic of Singapore.

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Ministry of Defence (Somalia)

The Ministry of Defence (Wasaaradda Gaashaandhigga) is charged with co-ordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the Somali Armed Forces.

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Ministry of Defence (Spain)

The Ministry of Defence (Ministerio de Defensa) is a department of the Government of Spain.

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Ministry of Defence (Sri Lanka)

The Ministry of Defence (Sinhala: රාජ්‍ය ආරක්ෂක අමාත්‍යාංශය Rājya Ārakshaka Amathyanshaya; Tamil: பாதுகாப்பு அமைச்சகம்) is the cabinet ministry of the Government of Sri Lanka responsible for implementation of government defence policy and acts as the overall headquarters of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces.

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Ministry of Defence (Sweden)

The Ministry of Defence (Försvarsdepartementet) is a Swedish government ministry responsible for the national defence policy.

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Ministry of Defence (Tajikistan)

The Ministry of Defence of Tajikistan (Tajik:Вазорати мудофиаи Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон, Vazorati mudofia Çumhurii Toçikiston) is the defence ministry of Tajikistan, overseeing the Tajik National Army, Mobile Forces, and Air Force.

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Ministry of Defence (Thailand)

The Ministry of Defence (กระทรวงกลาโหม;; Abrv: MOD), is a cabinet-level government department of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Ministry of Defence (Ukraine)

The Ministry of Defence of Ukraine (Міністерство оборони України) was established on 24 September 1991, one month after Ukraine's declaration of independence resolution.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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Ministry of Defence (Vietnam)

The Ministry of Defence (Bộ Quốc phòng) is the governmental ministry of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam that manages, coordinates and supervises military affairs, including all military units, paramilitary units, and similar agencies in the country.

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Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics (Iran)

The Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL; وزارت دفاع و پشتیبانی نیروهای مسلح) is the defence ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran, reestablished in 1989.

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Ministry of Defence and Military Production

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence is the ministry responsible for the Egyptian Armed Forces organization and manages its affairs and maintains its facilities.

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Ministry of Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Ministry of Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian, Serbian Latin: Ministarstvo odbrane Bosne i Hercegovine Serbian Cyrillic: Министарство одбране Босне и Херцеговине, Croatian: Ministarstvo obrane Bosne i Hercegovine) is the governmental department in charge of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina and protection of Bosnia and Herzegovina from invasion and threats.

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Ministry of Defense (Albania)

The Ministry of Defense is a department ministry of the Albanian Government, in charge of the formation and implementation of national security and ordering, coordinating and carrying out the general guidelines of the Cabinet about the defence policy and is the headquarters of the Military of Albania.

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Ministry of Defense (Austria)

The Ministry of Defense (Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung, sometimes shortened to BMLV or Verteidigungsministerium) of Austria is the ministry in charge of all matters relating to military affairs, especially the Austrian Armed Forces.

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Ministry of Defense (Israel)

The Ministry of Defense (מִשְׂרַד הַבִּטָּחוֹן, Misrad HaBitahon) of the government of Israel, is the governmental department responsible for defending the State of Israel from internal and external military threats.

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Ministry of Defense (Japan)

The is a cabinet-level ministry of the Government of Japan.

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Ministry of Defense (Kuwait)

The Kuwait Ministry of Defense (Arabic: وزارة الدفاع الكويتية) is one of the governmental bodies of Kuwait.

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Ministry of Defense (Moldova)

The Ministry of Defence of Moldova (Ministerul Apărării) is one of the nine ministries of the Government of Moldova.

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Ministry of Defense (Peru)

The Ministry of Defense of Peru (Ministerio de Defensa del Perú) is the agency of the Peruvian government responsible for safeguarding of national security on land, sea and air.

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Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan

The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakh:Қазақстан Республикасының Қорғаныс министрлігі) is a government agency of Kazakhstan which is the main executive body in implementing military policy.

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Ministry of Defense of Mongolia

The Ministry of Defense of Mongolia (Mongolian:Монгол улсын Батлан хамгаалах яам) is an agency of the Government of Mongolia.

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Ministry of Defense of the Kyrgyz Republic

The Ministry of Defense of the Kyrgyz Republic (Кыргыз Республикасынын Коргоо министрлиги, Министр обороны Кыргызской Республики, Kyrgyz Respublikasynyn Korgoo Ministrligi) is the main executive body responsible for the Armed Forces is responsible for the readiness of the military command and control bodies of the Ministry of Defense to protect the Kyrgyz Republic.

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Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan is the Azerbaijani government ministry, associated with the Azerbaijani military.

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Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan

The Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan (Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň Goranmak ministrligi) is a government agency under the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan which is the executive body in implementing defense policies in Turkmenistan.

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Ministry of National Defence (East Germany)

The Ministry of National Defense (German: Ministerium für Nationale Verteidigung - MfNV) was the chief administrative arm of the East German National People's Army.

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Ministry of National Defence (Lithuania)

The Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos krašto apsaugos ministerija) was established in 1990.

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Ministry of National Defence (Poland)

Ministry of National Defense (Polish: Ministerstwo Obrony Narodowej) is the office of government in Poland under the Minister of National Defense.

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Ministry of National Defence (Portugal)

The Ministry of National Defence (Ministério da Defesa Nacional or MDN) is a Portuguese government ministry.

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Ministry of National Defence (Romania)

The Ministry of National Defence (Ministerul Apărării Naționale) is one of the fifteen ministries of the Government of Romania.

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Ministry of National Defence (Turkey)

The Ministry of National Defence (Millî Savunma Bakanlığı) is a government ministry office of the Republic of Turkey, responsible for coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the Turkish Armed Forces.

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Ministry of National Defense (Cambodia)

The Ministry of National Defense (Khmer:ក្រសួងការពារជាតិ) is charged with supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces.

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Ministry of National Defense (Chile)

The Ministry of National Defense (Ministerio de Defensa Nacional) is the cabinet-level administrative office in charge of "maintaining the independence and sovereignty" of Chile.

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Ministry of National Defense (Colombia)

The Ministry of National Defence (Ministerio de Defensa Nacional) is the national executive ministry of the Government of Colombia charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the armed forces of Colombia, similar to the defense ministries in other countries.

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Ministry of National Defense (Republic of China)

The Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of China (MND) is a cabinet-level agency under the Executive Yuan responsible for all defense and military affairs of Taiwan.

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Ministry of National Defense (South Korea)

The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 국방부) is a department within the government of South Korea (ROK) and responsible for the military branches of South Korea.

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Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China

The Ministry of National Defence of the People's Republic of China or for short the "National Defence Ministry" is a ministry under the State Council.

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Ministry of People's Armed Forces

The Ministry of People's Armed Forces (MPAF) is the government agency tasked with general administrative and logistical coordination of the Korean People's Army (KPA).

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Ministry of the Armed Forces (France)

The Ministry of the Armed Forces (Ministère des Armées) is the French department in charge of managing the French Armed Forces inside and outside French soil.

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Mongolia

Mongolia (Monggol Ulus in Mongolian; in Mongolian Cyrillic) is a landlocked unitary sovereign state in East Asia.

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National Security Council

A National Security Council (NSC) is usually an executive branch governmental body responsible for coordinating policy on national security issues and advising chief executives on matters related to national security.

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Office of the Historian

The Office of the Historian is an office of the United States Department of State within the Bureau of Public Affairs.

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People's Liberation Army

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Communist Party of China (CPC).

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Protocol (diplomacy)

In international politics, protocol is the etiquette of diplomacy and affairs of state.

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Prussian Ministry of War

The Prussian War Ministry was gradually established between 1808 and 1809 as part of a series of reforms initiated by the Military Reorganization Commission created after the disastrous Treaty of Tilsit.

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Russian Empire

The Russian Empire (Российская Империя) or Russia was an empire that existed across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.

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Secretariat of National Defense (Mexico)

The Mexican Secretariat of National Defense (SEDENA; Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional) is the government department responsible for managing Mexico's Army and Air Forces.

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Secretary for Security

The Secretary for Security is the member of the Hong Kong Government in charge of the Security Bureau, which is responsible for public safety, security, and immigration matters.

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Secretary of National Defense (Philippines)

The Secretary of National Defense (Filipino: Kalihim ng Tanggulang Pambansa) is the head of the Department of National Defense and is a member of the President’s Cabinet.

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Secretary of State for Defence

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Defence (Defence Secretary) is an official within Her Majesty's Government and head of the Ministry of Defence.

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Sovereign state

A sovereign state is, in international law, a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.

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State of emergency

A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that it would normally not be permitted.

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Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan (or; Türkmenistan), (formerly known as Turkmenia) is a sovereign state in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.

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United States Department of Defense

The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Department of State

The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department that advises the President and represents the country in international affairs and foreign policy issues.

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United States Secretary of Defense

The Secretary of Defense (SecDef) is the leader and chief executive officer of the Department of Defense, the executive department of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

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War cabinet

A war cabinet is a committee formed by a government in a time of war.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_minister

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