Separate Peace


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Separate Peace

 

a peace concluded with the enemy by a member of a coalition of belligerent states without the knowledge or consent of its allies. A separate peace usually precedes the general peace settlement. The term “separate peace” was first used during World War I, when countries of the German coalition made several attempts to conclude a separate peace.

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Silver was roundly accused of playing double--of trying to make a separate peace for himself, of sacrificing the interests of his accomplices and victims, and, in one word, of the identical, exact thing that he was doing.
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
But Western powers and some Arab states believe Sochi is an attempt to create a separate peace process that would undermine UN efforts to broker a peace deal while laying the groundwork for a solution more suitable to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies, Russia and Iran.
The Astana talks have been brokered by Iran, Russia and Turkey, and unlike what Western powers and some Arab states would like to suggest, Sochi is not an attempt to create a separate peace process that would undermine the United Nations' efforts while laying the groundwork for a solution more suitable to the Syrian government and its allies Russia and Iran.
Sochi is increasingly being seen as Russia's attempt to create a separate peace process that would undermine the UN's efforts, while ensuring that realities on the ground are changed in such a way that the situation totally favours the brutal regime in Damascus, and its regional and international allies.
The government has signed separate peace agreements with the two rebel groups and has been maintaining dialogues on the implementation of those deals.
These new strategies, he said, will also evaluate how to implement separate peace initiatives the government and the regional leaders have undertaken as the best way to end the war in the young nation.
A group composed of concerned sports officials, coaches, athletes and sports aficionados held separate peace rallies in Manila and Cebu Thursday in an effort to pressure the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) into a change of leadership.
Half a century after the victory in the Six-Day War, 40 years after its most important political benefit in the separate peace with Egypt, half a decade after the implosion of the Arab structures around it, Israel needs a different strategy vis-a-vis the Palestinian issue.
There will be no advance and separate peace with the Arab world without the Palestinian process and Palestinian peace," Kerry said.
Bergstrom took on the daunting task of tracing this last-ditch effort by Hitler to punch a wedge between the Allied armies and create the conditions for a separate peace with the western allies allowing him to focus on the Eastern Front and, hopefully, have the western allies join him against the communists.
The most tantalizing nugget in the documents is Rahman's claim that the British, too, were exploring a separate peace.