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  • Even if the Israeli leaders have no explicit assurances from the White House, they almost certainly calculate that, once a casus belli is established, their friends in Washington — and the troops they command — are likely to be committed to the fray big time.

    Candidates Punt on Iraq-Israel « Antiwar.com Blog

  • The real and efficient cause of the war, the actual foes et origo belli, is to be found in the ideals of the Prussian governing class, and the irreconcilable conflict between these and the modern spirit.

    The Philosophy of War

  • Dershowitz has taken my point a step further, giving the legal arguments why carrying armaments through the Suez Canal meant for war supplies in Gaza, not to mention the subterfuge of carrying false cargo manifestos, and the transfer of said equipment in Syria to cargo vessels headed for Egypt -- carrying equally false cargo manifestos - in effect, constituted a "causus belli."

    Robert Eisenman: Ultimatums Work -- Sarkozy and Cameron Intervene

  • Subsequently, the information winds up on the front pages of major newspapers, and is heralded by war hawks in Washington as acasus belli.

    Ali Gharib: What Did WikiLeaks Really Tell Us About Iran?

  • Dershowitz has taken my point a step further, giving the legal arguments why carrying armaments through the Suez Canal meant for war supplies in Gaza, not to mention the subterfuge of carrying false cargo manifestos, and the transfer of said equipment in Syria to cargo vessels headed for Egypt -- carrying equally false cargo manifestos - in effect, constituted a "causus belli."

    Robert Eisenman: Ultimatums Work -- Sarkozy and Cameron Intervene

  • Dershowitz has taken my point a step further, giving the legal arguments why carrying armaments through the Suez Canal meant for war supplies in Gaza, not to mention the subterfuge of carrying false cargo manifestos, and the transfer of said equipment in Syria to cargo vessels headed for Egypt -- carrying equally false cargo manifestos - in effect, constituted a "causus belli."

    Robert Eisenman: Ultimatums Work -- Sarkozy and Cameron Intervene

  • Then they sat down to a three-cornered game of 'cut-throat,' -- a proceeding which did away with all casus belli for future hostilities, and permitted the victor to depart on a most important mission.

    The Priestly Prerogative

  • Subsequently, the information winds up on the front pages of major newspapers, and is heralded by war hawks in Washington as acasus belli.

    Ali Gharib: What Did WikiLeaks Really Tell Us About Iran?

  • Ms. Foreman recounts numerous incidents that, during the course of the Civil War, stoked sentiments on both sides of the Atlantic without ever rising to a casus belli .

    When Cotton Wasn't King

  • It was not even that we knew the casus belli was false.

    Robin Koerner: On the Killing of an American and America

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