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- War : A state of violent conflict which exists between two or more independent groups, each seeking to impose its will on the other.
- Declaration of war : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. constitutional law : Interpretation and implementation of the United States Constitution, the principal authority for which being the Supreme Court of the United States
- U.S. Constitution : The document defining the fundamental purpose and structure of the United States government; it became effective in 1789.
- War Powers Resolution : 1973 U.S. law setting limits on Presidential authority to conduct hostilities without Congressional authorization
- 9-11 Attack : The largest terrorist attack on the continental United States of America, occurring on September 11, 2001, using hijacked airliners as suicide weapons against major buildings.
- NATO : Intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949, with its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.
- Afghanistan War (2001-) : Beginning on October 7, 2001, in response to the 9-11 attacks, military operations against the Taliban and al-Qaeda by United States and NATO forces
- Fred Ikle : Researcher and professor of international affairs, especially negotiation and decisionmaking; Distinguished Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies; subcabinet national security official in multiple Republican administrations; advisory council, The National Interest; board of advisers, American Foreign Policy Council; Board Member, Defense Forum Foundation; Board member, U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; member Defense Policy Board; Governor, Smith Richardson Foundation; former head of the social science department of the RAND Corporation
- Gulf War : The conflict started by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and ended with the liberation of Kuwait and major damage to Iraqi forces, by a US-led UN coalition in 1991.
- Gulf of Tonkin Resolution : An incident or incidents between U.S. and North Vietnamese naval forces in August 1964, the details of which remain unclear to both sides; perceived as an attack on U.S. forces and used by Lyndon B. Johnson to obtain the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution authorizing large-scale combat involvement in the Vietnam War
- Vietnam War : A post-colonial independence/Cold War conflict between communist North Vietnam against South Vietnam, assisted by the United States (1955-1975), to unify Vietnam; won by North Vietnam in 1975.
- Weinberger-Powell Doctrine : A set of guidelines, developed by Caspar Weinberger and restated by Colin Powell, for when the United States should go to war