Not by Israeli forces, the UN now reports, contra previous stories from the WaPo and the BBC last November.
contra Robert Heinlein, it's everywhere and always been recognized: an armed society is a primitive society.
And contra the Journal's allegation, Johnson considers himself more in line with mainstream politics than either Obama or Romney.
mid-14c., from Latin contra (prep. and adv.) "against," originally "in comparison with," ablative singular feminine of *com-teros, from Old Latin com "with, together" (see com-) + -tr, zero degree of the comparative suffix -ter-.
1981, "anti-Sandinista Nicaraguan," short for Spanish contrarrevolucionario "counter-revolutionary."