act of war


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act of war

n
(Military) an aggressive act, usually employing military force, which constitutes an immediate threat to peace
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Based on the indictment of the Cantonal Prosecutor's Office of the Tuzla Canton, the Supreme Court of the Federation of BiH issued a conviction verdict against Fikret Mrkonjic (65) from Banovici for the criminal act of war crimes against civilians and sentenced him to six years in prison.
Companies should be looking carefully at the 'act of war' exclusionary language and negotiate changes," the report advises.
The newest attack on a house of worship is not the latest hate crime it's the latest act of war. But meet the two faces of evil: the murdering artist and the cover-up artist.
SASSI University Chairperson Dr Maria Sultan made a detailed presentation about act of war and the doctrinal debate after the Pulwama incident in which impacts on policy making after the Indian aggression and counter-strike by Pakistan were discussed.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb27 (ANI): Lauding the Indian Air Force (IAF) over carrying out the air strike targeting terror launch pads in Pakistan on Tuesday, Defence and Strategic Analyst, JK Verma said that the air strike is not an act of war, but our right.
I believed in 2016 what I still believe now: launching a weapon that has the power to instantly kill millions of people is an obvious act of war. Regardless of who sits in the Oval Office, Congress has the constitutional duty to decide when a nuclear first strike is warranted.
It was Spain that invaded us - which was an act of war. Many Filipinos thereafter in the next 300 years fought back, risked death or were actually killed by our conquerors.
NNA - President Michel Aoun on Thursday told the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Pernille Dahler Kardel, that Israel's continuous threats against Lebanon were "unacceptable," and that they constituted an "act of war." "Lebanon is keen on bolstering security and stability along the southern borders, since it is a country that believes in peace and rejects war.
A blockade by the United States would be considered an act of war, the news agency said.
Saudi foreign minister Adel Al Jubeir called the attempted attack "an act of war".
Security Council unanimously imposed new, tougher sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, a move the North branded an economic blockade and act of war.
sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty, and said it is a "pipe dream" for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons.