Definition[edit | edit source]

An asymmetric threat is

[a] threat emanating from the potential use of dissimilar means or methods to circumvent or negate an opponent's strengths while exploiting his weaknesses to obtain a disproportionate result.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. NATO Standardization Agency, NATO Glossary of Terms and Definitions 2-A-20 (2008) (full-text).
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