go to war

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In proposing that these United States go to war and send our troops into battle on the other side of the world, President Bush must satisfy two important requirements: demonstrate that this is being done to defend the United States of America; and obtain a congressional declaration of war.
The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will not go to war even if the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) fails to get the approval of Congress.
It is about finesse and out-classing your opponents, but if I need to go to war, I will go to war.
I don't wish to go to war - what I want to do is achieve a world where we don't need to go to war.
When challenged on the need for armored shields for military vehicles in a bomb-rich environment, then Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said, "you go to war with the army you have.
The United States won't go to war against Iran because its economy has collapsed and it can't afford to go to war, the commander of the Basij Force, Brigadier General Mohammad--Reza Naqdi, said Monday.
The Congressional authorization to go to war in the soil of a foreign country, United States president unilaterally executing 'War Powers' without such authorization, the role of the United Nations Security Council in such interventions and soon-to-be secretary of state John Kerry's incoherent explanation before the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee January 24 should be taken note of by the rest of the World.
What It Is Like to Go To War provides a powerful survey of combat that analyzes the experience and ordeal of combat and its toll on body and mind alike.