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a military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law

a trial that is conducted by a military court

subject to trial by court-martial

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The three war council hardliners--Minister of War Korechika Anami, Chief of the Navy General Staff Soemu Toyoda, and Chief of the Army General Staff Yoshijiro Umezu--drew the darkest interpretation of the ultimatum.
It amounted to about one-fifth of the total expense; and it was slow and late in arriving--the mercenaries were usually owed more than a month of back pay, and were continually threatening the commander and the war council with mutiny, while the Bishop desperately sought stop-gap loans.
Obama, who received a summary of the report Monday, met with his war council at the White House on Tuesday for almost two hours to review and make any final changes to the report.
Len and I shared the same roots at the same time, the austerity of a post war council estate, Weoley Castle.
LIKE Indian scouts trying to interpret smoke signals in the old wild west, we await definitive word from the war council of the great warrior chiefs down Ballydoyle way regarding battle plans for Epsom a week tomorrow.
In a recent New York Times article titled Take the war to Pakistan, Seth Jones, a senior civilian adviser to America's special forces commander in Afghanistan, said the Afghan war was "run and organized out of Balochistan" by the Quetta shura, a 15-man war council led by the Taliban leader Mullah Omar.
8) Early in the war, Churchill presented three different schemes for major naval operations, which eventually lead to the Gallipoli plan, but the War Council rejected most of Churchill's proposals as impractical, believing they carried unsavory ratios of risk to reward.
The US President, who has been considering a further deployment to combat Taliban insurgents, could use a war council session to make his long-awaited decision.
President Barack Obama and his war council weighed final options for a new Afghanistan strategy late on Wednesday, as a proposed 30,000-plus troop increase gained favor among top advisers,
Mr Obama will convene his war council again today to discuss the future US strategy for the region.
Obama's address came hours after he led a sixth meeting of a bipartisan war council, which focused on future military strategy in Afghanistan.
No sooner had Obama received the prize for peace he convened his war council to discuss how best to wage war in Afghanistan.
President Obama summoned his war council to the White House Situation Room for
Indeed, such a spectre was a principal factor in driving the Lloyd's Joint War Council to briefly designate the Malacca Straits as an area of enhanced risk in 2005," the study said.
In 1864, President Lincoln and his war council canceled the prisoner exchange program, and the Union army refused to release hundreds of captures Confederate soldiers.