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#1 2006-03-16 02:04:53

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'cassius belli' for 'casus belli'

Perhaps influenced by the famously aggressive Cassius Clay, or his Roman namesake. About 400 ghits:

I for one will not declare war on anyone without some type of “cassius belli”(honorable reason for war), weither it be construed or legitimate.
www.coinich.com/starfleet/oclub/oclub2g … &&start=20

in the case of North Korea, I believe the US has an approriate cassius belli to wage war, though they do not, in the case of China.
www.usmessageboard.com/forums/archive/i … -3241.html

I never really got over the Axis of Evil speech or the puke-false cassius belli of the WMD …
www.woodenmen.org/babble/topic.asp?ARCH … PIC_ID=390

... by themselves are not of primary concern, other than building a mythology & provide the Cassius belli (cause for war) that a US attack would require.
rightvoices.com/2005/02/15/syria/

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