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  • s  (of conflict) within a group or organization
    an internecine feud among proxy holders
  • s  characterized by bloodshed and carnage for both sides
    internecine war

  • The enemy is within; the raging internecine war will spill a lot of blood.
  • The mafia warlords' internecine war of territories goes on unabated as the police stands and watches.
  • With such internecine battles debilitating the party from within, it does not need an enemy.
News & Articles

  • Analysis - Al Qaeda's Syria rift may lead to open conflict among jihadis
    By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT (Reuters) - A rift between Syrian jihadis and their fellow fighters from al Qaeda's Iraqi wing may lead to internecine war among some of the most effective rebel groups in combating President Bashar al-Assad. Trouble has been brewing since April over what Syria's Nusra Front regards as a power grab by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State of Iraq. Now ...
    June 24, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • President Bush in New York Times
    Mr. Bush predicted that it was "unlikely there would be internecine warfare between the different religious and ethnic groups."
  • Kurmanbek Bakiyev in BusinessWeek
    We can't split a small people like the Kyrgyz by geography,Bakiyev said today by telephone from his native Jalalabad region. "We're doing everything to prevent internecine warfare."

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