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  • Pudentius, an African subject, had privately signified his loyal intentions, and a small military aid restored the province of Tripoli to the obedience of the Romans.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • After the French defeat and withdrawal from Vietnam, and the division of the country, the Eisenhower administration provided substantial economic and military aid to the South against the Viet Cong insurgency supported by the Communist North.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Their splendid apparel and rich presents, the fruit of Oriental luxury, distinguished Maniach and his colleagues from the rude savages of the North: their letters, in the Scythian character and language, announced a people who had attained the rudiments of science: 36 they enumerated the conquests, they offered the friendship and military aid of the Turks; and their sincerity was attested by direful imprecations (if they were guilty of falsehood) against their own head, and the head of Disabul their master.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • In 1992, after Indonesian military units massacred peaceful demonstrators in Dili, East Timor, Congress terminated military aid to the Indonesian government.

    The Audacity of Hope

  • Five years later, however, when the promised financial and military aid was not forthcoming, he consented to the appointment of a permanent Imperial Council at Nuremberg.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

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