casus belli

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an event used to justify starting a war

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The brigadier posted at Nasirabad near Ajmer was responsible for bombarding Pakistani positions in case of war.
JAMRUD -- Elders of all tribes of Khyber Agency held a Jirga on Saturday regarding showing backing of Pak Army in case of war with India.
Countries even now are planning new missiles in case of war - yet we know war is cruel.
North Korea has warned foreigners in South Korea to take evacuation measures in case of war.
Hizbullah has rearmed itself and boosted its capacities since the July 2006 war on Lebanon, Dodge pointed out, "and in the case of war with Israel, it can prove to be in a good position.