make war


Also found in: Idioms.
See: battle, fight
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But as the United States's post 9/11 wars show, it isn't always wise to elevate a terrorist group to the level of the sovereign entities that traditionally have the authority to make war.
But as US's post 9/11 wars show, it isn't always wise to elevate a terrorist group to the level of the sovereign entities that traditionally have the authority to make war.
The idea of capturing war, of making war on the pages of the text, no longer merely captures the realism of the battle, the community of battle, but now it provides subjective commentary for the phenomenon of combat--the literary text will make war an intimate and eloquent palimpsest for the range of humanity--attempting to truly capture the veracity of the experience, a very difficult task for any writer.
would have us believe war is inevitable, most nations don't make war anymore except when coerced by the United States to join some spurious 'coalition.' The earth is so small, and our time here so short.
A key concern about drones as a weapon is that they make war and killing more distant, too easy; other countries resent US lead in drone warfare
He said he told Mr Brown he was not warned about the exact timing of the paper's announcement and added: "I am sorry to tell you Gordon, we have come to the conclusion that we will support a change of government when and if there is an election." The media tycoon went on: "He said, 'Well, your company has declared war on my government and we have no alternative but to make war on your company'.