belligerency :

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  • n  hostile or warlike attitude or nature
  • n  fighting; acts of overt warfare

  • But something else which would also help would be Turkish belligerency.
  • On foreign policy and security policy, we must recognize that we are not limited to a choice between belligerency and isolation and that we must listen to lead successfully on the .
  • But even as Egypt ponders the problem of belligerency with Israel, it faces a more immediate concernthe selection of Nasser's successor (see box).
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  • Adjusting to the New Iranian Reality
    Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration as Iran’s new president revives hope for resolving the Iranian nuclear dispute, but continued belligerency from the U.S. Congress and Israeli leaders could dash the opportunity – as could American misreading of regional trends, as Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett explain.
    Aug. 5, 2013 -

  • Ignacio Bunye in
    Let the animosity and belligerency first quiet down. In the end, we remain hopeful that all stakeholders in the future of the Philippines will put their minds and hearts together for a consolidated political action,Bunye said.
  • Janice Rogers Brown in American Thinker (blog)
    The 55th clearly was not a state, but rather an irregular fighting force present within the borders of Afghanistan at the sanction of the Taliban,Brown wrote. "Any attempt to apply the rules of co-belligerency to such a force would be...
  • Dana Rohrabacher in Los Angeles Times
    This is not done with any type of belligerency,Rohrabacher added, referring to his unannounced visit.

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