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The word "defense" is therefore something akin to a weapon used in a linguistic war of words being fought to influence or control the way we think about war, the corporations that manufacture war technology and the warfighting institutions that use that technology.
Of course “defence technology" actually refers to a whole panoply of weapons, weapons systems and other military technologies that can just as easily be used in "offensive" manners.

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