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engaging in or ready for combat
Combatant Sample Sentences in News
- Frontline Gaza: The IDF Views Every Non-Combatant Casualty as a Tragedy
Hamas famously operates on the inverse principle, absorbing casualties at home to strengthen its 'resistance' campaign whilst deliberately targeting Israeli civilians. It is also worth reminding oneself of the Hamas charter; From an ethical perspective, the IDF, as a conscript army, made up of Israel's sons and daughters, would not and could not counte Read more on this news related to 'Combatant'
- Poroshenko signs law on combatant status to ATO participants
July 16, 2014, 9:47 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine Poroshenko has signed amendments to the law on the status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection, having extended a list of people entitled to combatant status with participants in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO). Read more on this news related to 'Combatant'
- Stephen A. Smith did nothing wrong
After football player Ray Rice was caught on video dragging his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator, his attorney called the incident a "very minor physical altercation." Where I'm from, when one combatant in a fight gets knocked out, that is no longer "minor." Read more on this news related to 'Combatant'