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An armed conflict including one or more governments, and causing the death of 1,000 or more people per year
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We have already burnt our fingers in the conflict in Afghanistan let us not burn ourselves completely by engaging in a military conflict in the Middle East," he said.
Beijing [China], Jul 5 ( ANI ): Amidst the tension between India and China over the Sikkim border issue, a state-run Chinese media has warned that New Delhi would suffer "greater losses" than in 1962 if any attempt is made to incite military conflict.
According to the Prime Minister, the military conflict and military aggression of Russia on Ukraine s territory means the country that got willingly rid of nuclear weapon, abandoned its nuclear status and received guarantees from the leading world countries, has remained unprotected, stayed face to face with the armed cap-a-pie country, having the nuclear status .
The results to the two questions taken together suggested that Americans were ready to accept a military conflict with Iran if the president said there was no alternative.
Iranian enemies such as Saudi Arabia are gearing up to provide more of the black stuff, but this could provoke Iran into closing the Strait of Hormuz, which much Saudi oil is dependent upon, and this would likely lead to military conflict.
This is a Government which claimed Britain was virtually bankrupt, so people want to know where the money's coming from for a fresh military conflict.
change should a military conflict take place between Tehran on the one hand
ENI--The patriarchs of the Russian and Georgian Orthodox churches have issued calls for peace as military conflict between Russia and Georgia over the pro-Russian separatist enclaves of South Ossetia and Abkhazia escalated into the first war between countries with Orthodox Christian majorities in modern history.
Does economic integration across the Taiwan Strait make military conflict less likely or not?
Sixty-one percent of real estate executives have plans to invest in land outside the United States within the next 12 months, despite of threats of terrorism, pandemic virus and continuing military conflict in certain parts of the world.
But it would be bad for the economy it were the result of disruptions such as new terrorist attacks, or political instability in Nigeria or the Gulf, or aggressive moves by the heads of state of Venezuela or Russia, or military conflict with Iran or--the most disruptive nightmare of all- a genuine democratic election in Saudi Arabia.

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