proxy war

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Noun1.proxy war - a war instigated by a major power that does not itself participate
state of war, war - a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply; "war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring"
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In a joint statement that preceded the meeting, the three most senior Iraqi officials highlighted "the importance of (the PMU) endorsing the position of the Iraqi state" by "opposing the principle of war by proxy."
"There is a growing need for a collective action to stop the proliferation of ballistic missiles, counter terrorism, face up to all those who tend to wage war by proxy and adopt violence, and put an end to cyber piracy," he continued to say.
But it has lasted much longer - four years - as the country pulls itself apart, aided by foreign powers, bent on fighting war by proxy. Millions of innocent Syrians have been killed or have been forced to flee the region.
"As internal conflicts [in that region] become more entrenched, external parties are increasingly becoming more involved and the potential for indirect or 'war by proxy' between nation states is rising," he said.
Steve Killelea, founder and executive chairman of the international think-tank Institute for Economics and Peace - which conducted the study - said: "As internal conflicts in Mena become more entrenched, external parties are increasingly becoming more involved and the potential for indirect or 'war by proxy' between nation states is rising.
Steve Killelea, Founder and Executive Chairman of the IEP said: "As internal conflicts in MENA become more entrenched, external parties are increasingly becoming more involved and the potential for indirect or 'war by proxy' between nation states is rising.
Many other factors coalesced to create a conducive environment for Daesh to prosper; including the failure of the UN meditation to achieve national reconciliation and build a strong state capable of exercising its full authority all over Libyan territory; public disenchantment with the increasingly deteriorating economic conditions and the lack of security; and the disunity on the international level which was reflected in the Libyan political scene on the form of war by proxy. Amid this anarchy, Daesh emerged.
He regarded Hezbollah's veiled threat against Bahrain as a trespassing of what he termed as redlines let alone ongoing party's war by proxy in the conflicts of Syria, Yemen and Iraq as he said.
"Work to expose the weakness of America's centralized power by pushing it to abandon the media psychological war and the war by proxy until it fights directly."
This method could thwart the media plot, which portrayed the battle from the beginning as a war by proxy, between the MB axis (Turkey and Qatar) and the anti-MB axis (Egypt and Saudi) fought by Hamas and Israel, on behalf of the Arabs who are in charge of suffocating Gaza and financing the war.
At the government level, some see that battle turning into a Saudi-Iranian war by proxy. Saudi Arabia has been challenging Iran in Syria for more than a year and appears now to have taken the challenge into Lebanon with its offer last week of $3 billion for the Lebanese Army.