"a state of war still exists between Syria and Israel." - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 29.05.13 | 01:10 (IDT)

    That's oh-so-pre-1939, and it went out the window along with the "formal declarations or war". Post-1945 you are either shooting at each other ("armed conflict"), or you have agreed to stop shooting at each other ("ceasefire"), and there is nothing in between i.e. there is no longer such a thing as "a state of war".

    from the article: Diplomat: Russia to arm Syria regime with anti-aircraft missiles to prevent foreign intervention
    First published 22:27 28.05.13 | Last updated 14:38 28.05.13
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