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Conflicts within a State were generally seen as taking three possible forms: rebellion, insurgency, or belligerency.
Consensus on the definition of lawful belligerency was only reached in the 1907 Hague Convention on the Rules and Customs of War on Land.
Other scholars maintain that recognition of belligerency is still a valid legal concept, pointing out that mere lack of use is insufficient grounds for a conclusion that a concept is no longer valid as a matter of law.
The All Assam Minority Students Union-led bandh in the State on August 28 was marked by killings, many injuries and a defiant belligerency.
Iranian relations, the Republican presidential contenders have declared their belligerency toward Iranian officials who they accuse of moving toward nuclear weapons.
Tom, not approving Ted's belligerency snatched it back and snapped: "Think I'm going to steal it.
Tamkin starts with a thesis stating that British policy towards Turkey during World War Two was misapprehended and misguided as Turkey's belligerency against Germany would only have been a burden on the Allied side and would not bring much benefit to them due to Turkey's military weakness and inadequate preparedness.
In fact, doing so would be the most effective way to bring down haphazard belligerency or belligerency that is aimed at inciting civil strife.
In a final act of self-righteousness, revenge, belligerency and twisted logic, he shoots former Officer Koshimuzu's son.
To defy the threats of next door super power fuming with anger was no easy job and that too when Pakistan was confronted with twin threat from east and west and India's heightened belligerency.
He stressed Iran's significant role in the formation of the new world order against the US, and stated, "Iran's powerful presence at the NPT Review Conference in New York played an essential role in the formation of the new world order and new front of justice-seekers and liberals against the front of belligerency and indecency.
presence of Israel at a time of Israeli belligerency against Palestinians have