Like most nations, our war-fighting objective has always been to win quickly and decisively. IMPHAL, November 23 , Agencies : The Supreme Court today came down heavily on Manipur government with regard to the case of extra-judicial killings in Manipur.. And that's how the army became national. And it worked. BERLIN (Reuters) - The interior minister of the German state of Saarland said on Tuesday Germany is in a state of war after a man drove a truck into a crowd at a Berlin Christmas market, killing 12 people and injuring 48, in a suspected terrorist attack. UP NEXT. From the start, I had problems with those who were politically responsible who said that we just went out of the civil war, and if we make the change they will kill each other. The state of nature is not a state of license for Locke, because everyone is eligible to execute the natural law when it comes to penalising those who prompt a transition into the state of war. In his remarks, the Prime Minister said that we are in a state of war with an ideology that wants to change our way of life. STATE OF the Union, state of war: They have a nice ring. I said that if we treat them right, it would work. “We must say that we are in a state of war, although some people, who always only want to see good, do not want to see this,” the minister, Klaus Bouillon, told German broadcaster SR. Rep. James Comer on supporting Trump push for $2,000 stimulus checks FOX News; The enemy could be Eurasia one day, and Eastasia the next, but that location is really insignificant. Are we in a state of war, asks SC. One worked out; the other didn’t. 'We need to presume that we are in a state of war with Iran': Former envoy Brett McGurk MSNBC. In Korea and Vietnam, when we were unable to do that, we substituted an “exit strategy” for victory. "We are in a state of war," Gabbard told a small crowd. state of war n 1. In the George Orwell classic 1984, there is a state of perpetual war between the nations of Oceania, Eurasia and Eastasia.The enemy in the conflict is ambiguous, and the battlefield exists in an elusive and distant land. Still, we are a peace-loving people, and we think of our wars as relatively short, distinct segments of our history. When George W. Bush goes before the Congress and the nation tomorrow night, he will present himself (again) as a war … (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a period of armed conflict between states, regardless of whether or not war has been officially declared 2. "Again."