belligerent


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inclined to act in a hostile way

of or engaged in warfare

one who engages in a combat or struggle

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In short, is North Korea's belligerent rhetoric cheap talk or a meaningful signal of tangible events affecting tension on the Korean peninsula and in northeast Asia?
Chris Chambers, professor of journalism at Georgetown, told Russia Today (RT) on June 24 that the new terminology is rather confusing because "the Geneva Convention, other tenets of international law, and even United States law--federal courts have spoken on this--doesn't have this thing called 'unprivileged belligerents.
Those dynamics are understood as the geographic expansion/constriction of the qualitatively-identified modes of operations of the belligerents under study during a defined period of time.
At the center of this protection is the concept of combatant immunity--the protection of the enemy captive from criminal sanction for his or her lawful, pre-capture belligerent acts (acts that comply with the regulatory norms of the law of armed conflict).
If cash inflow into North Korea is restricted, I think it will lower the possibility of nuclear weapons development and deter belligerent behavior," Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan said in an interview with British broadcaster BBC aired Tuesday morning (Korean time).
incorporate detailed and scholarly discussions of familiar and unfamiliar belligerent involvement in the Great War related to the belligerents' own components of cultural and mass destruction.
They also denounced Israel's belligerent acts against al-Aqsa Mosque and called for a concerted pan-Arab effort to salvage this holy site.
In theory, the executive branch could detain a citizen as an enemy belligerent and argue that the definition of "unprivileged enemy belligerent" provided in the 2009 MCA, which does not explicitly limit its definitional scope to aliens, bolsters the detention authority already possessed by virtue of the AUMF.
This was probably partly because it was full of unlikeable characters - led by the bullying, belligerent, bombastic and bearded buffoon of a Uni vice-chancellor, Jonty de Wolfe (Andy Nyman).
Mrs Fisher became belligerent and said 'get out' and 'get off'," Mr Williams said.
Taking belligerent notice of the threats, Interior Ministry has decided to take stringent security measures in and around Federal Capital.
North Korea walked out of the six-party talks on disarmament in reprisal for UN criticism of its controversial rocket launch earlier this month and took a belligerent stance by announcing that it would go ahead with its nuclear programme.
Russian leaders have lashed out at the US for sending humanitarian aid to Georgia aboard military ships, part of their campaign portraying the US as a belligerent troublemaker that pushed Georgia into war and continues to compromise security in a volatile region.
58) Another option would be for a belligerent to actually hijack the station's signal and replace an enemy's programming with broadcasts of its own.