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  • 1declared war — A status which continues during the actual hostilities and thereafter during the postwar period where no treaty of peace has been signed and, according to the political branch of the government, a state of war still exists. 3 Am J2d Aliens § 183 …

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  • 2Falklands War — Map outlining the British recapture of the islands …

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  • 3Alfredo Astiz — Infobox Military Person name= Alfredo Ignacio Astiz |caption= born= 8 November 1951 died= placeofbirth= placeofdeath= nickname= El Angel Rubio de la Muerte (The Blond Angel of Death) allegiance= Argentina branch= Argentine Navy serviceyears= rank …

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  • 4Prince Henry of Wales — Infobox British Royalty|royal name = Prince Henry title = Prince Henry of Wales imgw = 220 full name = Henry Charles Albert David As a titled royal, Harry holds no surname, but, when one is used, it is Mountbatten Windsor (or, more colloquially,… …

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  • 5Falklands War Argentine surrender — The last stage of the Falklands War was the liberation of Port Stanley.With the last natural defence line at Mount Tumbledown breached, the Argentine town defences of Port Stanley began to falter. In the morning gloom, one company commander got… …

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  • 6war — I. n. 1. Enmity, hostility, state of opposition, strife, contention. 2. Declared hostilities, fighting, warfare, arbitrament of the sword, contest of nations, armed conflict of powers, the last argument of kings, ultima ratio regum. 3. Art of war …

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  • 7War of 1812 —    Declared by the United States against Great Britain in June, 1812. The president in his message to Congress specified the grounds for war as follows: Non revocation of the orders in council; interference with American trade; practical blockade …

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  • 8international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 9Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 10World War II — the war between the Axis and the Allies, beginning on September 1, 1939, with the German invasion of Poland and ending with the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945, and of Japan on August 14, 1945. Abbr.: WWII * * * or Second World War (1939–45)… …

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  • 11Sri Lankan Civil War — Sri Lanka is an island off the coast of India Date July 23, 1983 – May 18, 2009 …

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  • 12United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 13Iraq — /i rak , i rahk /, n. a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia. 22,219,289; 172,000 sq. mi. (445,480 sq. km). Cap.: Baghdad. Also, Irak. * * * Iraq Introduction Iraq Background …

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  • 14Israel — /iz ree euhl, ray /, n. 1. a republic in SW Asia, on the Mediterranean: formed as a Jewish state May 1948. 5,534,672; 7984 sq. mi. (20,679 sq. km). Cap.: Jerusalem. 2. the people traditionally descended from Jacob; the Hebrew or Jewish people. 3 …

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  • 15World War I — This article is about the major war of 1914–1918. For other uses, see World War One (disambiguation) and Great War (disambiguation). World War I …

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  • 162006 Lebanon War — For the First Lebanon War, see 1982 Lebanon War. 2006 Lebanon War Part of the Israeli Lebanese conflict and Arab Israeli co …

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  • 17HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …

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  • 18Timeline of the 2008 South Ossetia war — The 2008 South Ossetia war started on August 7, 2008 and involves Georgia, Russian Federation, South Ossetia and Abkhazia.Military conflict TimelineThe tensions have been escalating through the year of 2008, but the countdown to the open… …

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  • 19Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 20war, law of — Introduction       that part of international law dealing with the inception, conduct, and termination of warfare. Its aim is to limit the suffering caused to combatants and, more particularly, to those who may be described as the victims of war… …

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