armed attack

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An armed attack against the home of Deputy Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Khairat El-Shater took place on Monday afternoon.
Part IV finds the use of these new tools in military armed attack is acceptable, as long as the armed attack is otherwise lawful.
Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said: "Article V of the Mutual Defence Treaty further provides that an armed attack on either of the Parties is deemed to include an armed attack on: the metropolitan territory of either of the parties, or on the island territories under its jurisdiction in the Pacific Ocean, and, its armed forces, public vessels or aircraft in the Pacific.
March 05 2012 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned on Monday an armed attack on police officers in Iraq.
Interior minister Ibrahim Shaar said: "We will deal strongly and decisively and according to the law with any armed attack that targets the state.
PARLIAMENTARY authorities have drawn up contingency plans to deal with the threat of a Mumbai-style armed attack on the Palace of Westminster.
Law of war is comprised of "jus ad bellum," governing resort to the use of force, and "jus in bello," governing conduct in the use of force, Jus ad bellum clearly permits the use of force by a state in responding to armed attack by a transnational, private actor such as Al Qaeda.
However, an armed attack involves serious violations of the peace.
To what extent did the cross-border raid and launching of rockets by Hezbollah into the territory of Israel rise to the level of an armed attack for the purposes of invoking the right to self-defense under Article 51?
military bases in Japan without prior consultations with Tokyo in the event of an armed attack on the Korean Peninsula, according to the researcher who uncovered the document.
Five high school students who were arrested for plotting an armed attack on a school sued city and county officials under [section] 1983, alleging violations of the Fourth Amendment relating to searches and their arrest, malicious prosecution, and violations of the Eighth Amendment.