at war with

See: inimical
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Michael Hirsh is a senior editor at Newsweek, based in Washington, and author of At War With Ourselves: Why America Is Squandering Its Chance to Build a Better World.
Since Oceania was perpetually at war with either Eurasia or Eastasia (depending on the week), to oppose or even doubt Big Brother was an act of treason that endangered the nation's very existence--at least, according to official propaganda.
After the middle of June, six members of the Japanese Supreme War Council authorized Foreign Minister Togo to approach the Soviet Union, which was not at war with Japan, to mediate an end to the war "if possible by September.