Lebanese Sunnis are also taking part in the conflict, dispatching fighters and guns to Syrian rebels.
Nowhere is this truer than the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Rather than getting directly involved in the conflict, the United States has concentrated on the day after Assad falls.
The fact is that to respond ‘proportionally’ in warfare is merely to ensure the continuance of the conflict.
Think hemlines that rose during the conflict, and then fell again as the war came to a close.
It is easy to say that we ought not to have got into this conflict, and to that I might agree.
Their condition must depend much on what they were before the conflict befell them.
It did not turn out to be so prolonged or so fierce a conflict as he had apprehended.
His first shot must have taken effect, and perhaps it decided the conflict.
Have these three influences been the real cause of the present conflict?
early 15c., "armed encounter, battle," from Old French conflit and directly from Latin conflictus (see conflict (v.)). Meaning "struggle, quarrel" is from mid-15c. Psychological sense of "incompatible urges in one person" is from 1859 (hence conflicted, past participle adjective). Phrase conflict of interest was in use by 1743.
conflict con·flict (kŏn'flĭkt')
A psychic struggle between opposing or incompatible impulses, desires, or tendencies.