AAOW

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AAOWAn Act of War (game)
AAOWAdvanced Advertisement On-Web (est. 1995)
AAOWAfrican Americans on Wheels (magazine)
AAOWAssistant Administrator, Office of Water (US EPA)
AAOWAcupuncture Association Of Washington
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb27 (ANI): Lauding the Indian Air Force (IAF) over carrying out the air strike targeting terror launch pads in Pakistan on Tuesday, Defence and Strategic Analyst, JK Verma said that the air strike is not an act of war, but our right.
It ultimately determined the claim was excluded as an act of war. Yet, it did not reach that determination without difficulty.
It was Spain that invaded us - which was an act of war. Many Filipinos thereafter in the next 300 years fought back, risked death or were actually killed by our conquerors.
However, it cannot accept the threats Israeli officials level every now and then, as they are also an act of war," Aoun told the UN envoy who visited him at Baabda palace today.
A blockade by the United States would be considered an act of war, the news agency said.
Saudi foreign minister Adel Al Jubeir called the attempted attack "an act of war".
sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty, and said it is a "pipe dream" for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons.
and its followers as a grave infringement upon the sovereignty of our Republic and as an act of war violating peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula and the region," North Korea's foreign ministry said in a statement on North's official Korean Central News Agency on Sunday, (https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2017/12/24/north-korea-calls-latest-un-sanctions-an-act-of-war-vows-to-bolster-nuclear-program.html) the Star reported.
"We define this 'sanctions resolution' rigged up by the US and its followers as a grave infringement upon the sovereignty of our Republic, as an act of war violating peace and stability in the Korean peninsula and the region and categorically reject the resolution," a foreign ministry spokesperson said in a statement Sunday, as cited by state news agency KCNA.
Desperate, it has upped the ante and is now using its proxy to spread the conflict away from Yemen and into the wider region - an act of war as Saudi Arabia put it.
Hezbollah called the move an act of war engineered by Saudi authorities, an accusation they denied.
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