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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a valid legal concept, pointing out that mere lack of use is insufficient grounds for a conclusion that a concept is no longer valid as a matter of law.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 Constitution says, "The right of belligerency of the state will not be recognized.
The President of our Republic however must not join Khartoum belligerency path, but go for peace where he may find it.
Success in this endeavor puts to test the whole rationale that mutual interests should help in gradually advancing peace and security at the expense of confrontation and belligerency.
Turkey now is in a state of belligerency with Syria (see news17TurkGME-Oct22-12).
Iranian relations, the Republican presidential contenders have declared their belligerency toward Iranian officials who they accuse of moving toward nuclear weapons.
Civil War "our national leaders and the Supreme Court have agreed that a citizen who joins the enemy must suffer the consequences of his belligerency, with the same status as that of an alien enemy.
Tom, not approving Ted's belligerency snatched it back and snapped: "Think I'm going to steal it.
In fact, doing so would be the most effective way to bring down haphazard belligerency or belligerency that is aimed at inciting civil strife.
Congress only moved toward war after McKinley's April 11 message explicitly granted it leave to do so, and even then, McKinley and his allies in Congress were able to squelch the Turpie-Foraker amendment that would have forced Spain into war by recognizing Cuban belligerency.