Contraband of war


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that which, according to international law, cannot be supplied to a hostile belligerent except at the risk of seizure and condemnation by the aggrieved belligerent.
- Wharton.

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In stark contrast, Meyer noted, President George Washington declared in 1793 that American merchant ships delivering "contraband of war" to nations at war "will not receive the protection of the United States."
This perverted political Islamist mentality, which sees the country they rule as Dar al-harb, where they can seize the life and property of their opponents as contraband of war, unfortunately resembles the pre-Islamic Arabian age of ignorance considering the disasters they led the country to, the crimes they committed and the confiscations and usurpations they made.