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ALLY, international law. A power which has entered into an alliance with another power. A citizen or subject of one of the powers in alliance, is sometimes called an ally; for example, the rule which renders it unlawful for a citizen of the United States to trade or carry on commerce with an enemy, also precludes an ally from similar intercourse. 4 Rob. Rep. 251; 6 Rob. Rep. 406; Dane's Ab, Index, h.t.; 2 Dall. 15.

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and its NATO allies, respectively, will see fit to move toward a more advanced defense technology relationship in their export and procurement policies.
steps to advance NATO interoperability will be reciprocated by the allies fulfillment of their Prague Capabilities Commitment, and substantial improvements in the readiness, deployability and sustainment of European forces that would be assigned to the NATO Response Force.
But in 2003, it is fair to ask how many of the NATO allies control the export of defense technology by intangible means, that is, by email, fax, or interact.
September 11, 2001 has also demonstrated how important our allies are in helping to defeat the new threats that face us.
The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks demonstrated that the threats to allies and to our alliance can come from anywhere, at any time, employing devices ranging from a box cutter to weapons of mass destruction.