Intelligence Law Glossary - Act of War

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Act of War

Statutory Law

18 U.S.C. § 2331(4) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 113B: Terrorism)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 2331 et seq.] —
   (4) the term "act of war" means any act occurring in the course of—
      (A) declared war;
      (B) armed conflict, whether or not war has been declared, between two or more nations; or
      (C) armed conflict between military forces of any origin;