Definition of Force 17
1. Noun. Formed in 1972 as a personal security force for Arafat and other PLO leaders; became one of PLO's elite units; has built an extensive infrastructure of terrorist cells and weapon depots in Europe while attacking Israeli targets.
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Lebanese Republic, Lebanon
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Literary usage of Force 17
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1. The Sex Offender: Corrections, Treatment and Legal Practiceby Barbara K Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini by Barbara K Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini (1995)
"... Chapter 17: Psychological Force in Sexual Abuse—Implications for Recovery Overview 17-1 Types of Force 17-1 Physical Force 17-1 Psychological Force 17-2 ..."
2. Terrorist Group Profiles (1993)
"February 1986 — Force 17 claimed responsibility for a bus bombing in Israel that wounded six people. June 1986 — A Palestinian was killed while attempting ..."
3. Public Service Comprising Outline Maps of Political Divisions; Names by James S. Barcus (1898)
"Force, 17. Third Court.—Essex Market. Sergeant, Lorenzo D. Lovell. Force, 18. ... Force, 17. Sixth Court.—158th St. and 3d Ave. Sergeant, John F. Moloney. ..."
4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by Thomas Johnson Michie (1902)
"647 Force, 17, 656 In general, 17, 746 Intent, 17, 654 joinder of counts, 17, 661 Joinder of defendants, 17, 660 Name of person injured. ..."
5. Black Soldier, White Army: The 24th Infantry Regiment in Korea by William T. Bowers, William M. Hammond, George L. MacGarrigle (1997)
"... 13 and 14 Oct 94; Stuart Force, 17 Oct 94; Curtis H. Alloway, 20 Oct 94. Alloway, who was the battalion executive officer, states that he was told by ..."
6. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"... Defence Force, 17 April 2001. interview with the US State Department, Office of Humanitarian Demining Programs, Washington DC, March 2001. ..."