While the popular mood in Belgrade remains defiant, unease beneath the bravado is growing.
-- "No end in sight", The Economist, April 15, 1999
His guerrilla operations, near Kabul, were known for their bravado and a level of organization unusual among the rather haphazard mujahedeen.
-- Lisa Schiffren, "Remembering Abdul Haq: The Taliban executes an Afghan patriot", The Weekly Standard, November 12, 2001
The company's culture of swashbuckling bravado encouraged risk taking without accountability.
-- Ram Charan and Jerry Useem, "Why Companies Fail", Fortune, May 27, 2002
His mom was a nurse, incredulous at his bravado. "Why would anybody want to go to war?" she asked.
-- Mark Bowden, Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War
The students often compared public schools to prisons, with fear in their voices mixing with bravado.
-- Alissa Quart, "Classroom Consciousness", The Nation, June 10, 2002