The exact nature of U.S. retaliation remains hazy, but no less intimidating for its lack of specificity.
Republicans should not use this as an excuse to escalate further, now that the main threat of retaliation has been removed.
Paul Mooney on the fear of retaliation that has the whole Chen family worried.
In retaliation, Scott blatantly squired Moran around Hollywood.
Al Qaeda proudly claimed to be behind the bombing, describing it as retaliation for “the insulting drawings.”
These were confessedly illegal in the form they took, and were justified by their authors only on the ground of retaliation.
But one of the German submarines was to go to the bottom in retaliation.
It was at this time that Rupert performed the stern act of retaliation, which so roused the wrath of the Parliament.
Then criminal law and penalty took the place of retaliation.
I regret very much that Federal soldiers have ever felt constrained to resort to such acts of retaliation.