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a war instigated by a major power that does not itself participate

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Geneva [Switzerland], Mar 14 ( ANI ): A European think tank on Wednesday made a strong statement against Pakistan's proxy war in India's Jammu and Kashmir in the United Nations.
In this regional combat, Iran is also accused of recruiting Shiite militants from different countries for his proxy war in Syria.
Pakistan is host to three million+ Afghan refugees legacy of a proxy war.
Hence, many experts believe that intensifying clashes among the three terrorist groups bear a strategic weight as they mean a proxy war among Riyadh and its rivals Ankara and Doha in Syria.
It has evolved into a proxy war with the participation of regional and international players, creating unimaginable suffering and destabilising the whole region.
Deputy PM Numan Kurtulmus says it fears the world will be plunged into a global conflict with superpowers Russia and the US on opposing sides if the proxy war in Syria continues.
Noose around Aleppo tightens, bombed by Assad regime and Russians; dangerous proxy war continues, and escalation between Moscow and Washington could be next
He said in a press statement on Wednesday that " any proxy war ends sooner or later, and Syria was brought to this point.
Damascus, SANA -- Information Minister Mohammad Ramez Tourjman said that the United States is waging a proxy war using Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization, which is why the US cannot attack it or separate it from the "opposition.
BJP on Tuesday said separatists in Kashmir were fighting a proxy war against India.
Tehran said yesterday's "delib erate" attack - which could lead to a regional proxy war - wounded a number of guards and damaged its embassy in the capital Sanaa.
Tehran said yesterday's "deliberate" attack - which could lead to a regional proxy war - wounded a number of guards and damaged its embassy in the capital Sanaa.
Mumford argues that both state and substate actors have been historically drawn toward proxy war because it is, in a nutshell, a rational option used to secure preferred strategic outcomes while simultaneously avoiding the consequences and risks of direct engagement.
Summary: President Obama says he doesn't want to turn the Syria conflict into a proxy war.
She told that the country was going through a critical phase and its sovereignty had been entangled adding 35 years ago Pakistan had been forced to plunge into Afghan-Soviet war that was actually a US-Soviet proxy war fought in Afghanistan.