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MILITARY. That which belongs or relates to the army.

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Acting upon a security tip and following thorough surveillance, the suspect has been apprehended on charges of terrorism, setting up and belonging to an armed gang and resisting law enforcement personnel by the force of arms, the communiquA' added.
August 14, 2105 (KHARTOUM) - The government of South Sudan disclosed that the Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir has told a presidential envoy that he would support the rebel leader, Riek Machar, to assume power in the newborn state by force of arms.
BBC quoted Petraeus, as saying that Daash cannot be defeated by military means only, but should have a policy role in the fight because the terrorists who enjoy what he described as "strongly on an industrial scale" cannot be dealt with them by force of arms alone," indicating that the organization is a regular conventional army, possesses some of the qualities of a guerrilla army.
The PKK has got where it has today through force of arms.
The arrested militants who were referred to the alternate military magistrate were previously arrested on charges of forming an armed organization, performing acts of terrorism, kidnapping people and terrorizing them by force of arms, and possession of unlicensed military weapons and ammunition.
It was never returned to him but he was given a certificate signed by King George VI, which read: "In the years when our country was in mortal danger Leonard Gower Butterfield gave generously of his time and powers to make himself ready for her defence by force of arms and with his life if need be.
He said that Lebanon knows the meaning of war and its calamities, adreessing all Arabs and telling them that problems cannot be solved by force of arms because it doesn't solve anything; rather it generates more violence and leaves behind destruction, noting that Lebanon is still recovering from the aftermath of wars and violence.
The UK establishment either refuse to accept that their once-mighty empire - procured, subjugated and exploited solely by force of arms - has been categorised alongside the dodo.
In an address he gave Sunday after performing Eid Al-Adha prayer in Al-Kurmok town, the Blue Nile State, President Al-Bashir pointed out that Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) did not obtain south Sudan by the force of arms, but through the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), reminding with the aggression of South Sudan forces on Abyei area and the Armed Forces and their repulse by Sudan Armed Forces.
Beijing, Jan 13(ANI): China will never seek hegemony by force of arms and compete with the United States and other Western countries despite the landmark first test flight of the radar-evading J-20 stealth fighter jet, an expert has said.
Berman, like the neocons, presumes that history must progress toward the liberal ideal--a progression that occasionally needs to be defended by force of arms.
The Bush administration's militaristic and sometime extreme response to real and perceived threats has made it a pariah in the Muslim world, where it has lost ability to exercise influence except by force of arms.