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  1. war-torn, war-wornadjective

    laid waste by war



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  1. Katrina Fernandez:

    It's a real bad shame that I feel more safe with my son overseas deployed in a war-torn country than I do on American soil as a black civilian in civilian clothes.

  2. Deidre Berger:

    Much of the hate stems from anti-foreigner and anti-refugee sentiments, triggered by the influx of close to a million Muslims from the war-torn Middle East and Afghanistan.

  3. Eva Svoboda:

    Although it might be difficult to trust new and 'non-traditional' humanitarian providers, it is important for international aid organizations and donors to ... form equal partnerships with those that are genuinely seeking to provide aid to war-torn areas, local organizations are the face of the new aid model, one that is sorely needed to best serve those in need.

  4. Savita Ginde:

    Well you know, a lot of times, especially with the second [ trimester fetuses ], we wo n’t even put water, because it’s so big you can put your hand in there and pick out the parts, so I don’t think it would be as war-torn.

  5. Barack Obama:

    When I hear folks say that maybe we should just admit the Christians and not the Muslims (refugees), when I hear political leaders suggesting that there would be a religious test for which person who's fleeing from a war-torn country is admitted -- when some of those folks themselves come from families who benefited from protection when they were fleeing political persecution -- that's shameful. That's not American.

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