nonbelligerent


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4) According to Gerhard Von Glahn, "A state behaving as a nonbelligerent remains outside a war in regard to the actual hostilities and claims to be neutral, yet does not behave impartially but favors one side or the other.
Turkey's participation in World War II demonstrates that regardless of their determination to remain nonbelligerent, in the ever-increasing complexity of global politics the Turks could no longer risk isolation in the evolving symmetry of global power relations.
Although Zedillo has on the whole adhered to the nonbelligerent approach adopted by the Salinas government, his political debility appears to have been reflected over the years in recurrent vacillation as he occasionally yielded temporarily to more militant outlooks.
In contrast, category III missions are distinctly nonbelligerent, mostly humanitarian efforts, occurring in benign environments.
Second, there is the risk that nuclear war may lead to nuclear winter, devastating attacker, defender and nonbelligerent alike.
Thankfully for the Pilgrims, our region's natives, severely weakened by the 1617 typhus epidemic introduced by French explorers, were not only nonbelligerent, but helpful, generous and initially much more tolerant and forgiving than the Pilgrims would have been had the Wampanoags settled on their land and stole their seed.
Maryland's status as a nonbelligerent state created reasonable and legitimate expectations (151) that the president could send troops through in times of war.
Militarily, to ensure American territorial integrity and support for alliances to which the nation is committed; to safeguard American citizens against intimidation or attack; to bolster American external interests in concert with political and economic interests, while fostering a nonbelligerent engagement with other states, regions, and alliances.
Its ranks would include Palestinian Jews, stateless Jewish refugees from Axis Europe, and Jews from nonbelligerent nations.
Thankfully for the Pilgrims, our region's Indians, severely weakened by the 1617 typhus epidemic introduced by French explorers, were not only nonbelligerent, but critically helpful, generous and initially much more tolerant and forgiving than the Pilgrims would have been, had Indians tried to settle their land and steal their seed.
This loss of nonbelligerent status is precisely the result the law of neutrality seeks to avoid.
combatants and privilege nonbelligerents above all.