Unprovoked Attack
Someone initiates conflict with someone else without any provocation or warning
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This is when either a person or a group (oftentimes a country) initiates a conflict on another without any provocation. While most wars are started because tensions between these two groups worsens, or because one group wants the other's land, food, women, etc., this is when the two groups appear to be on good terms and in general peacetime, when suddenly one of them attacks the other for no reason and initiates war.


Examples:

Video Games
  • In Xenoblade, it's eventually revealed that Zanza attacked the Mechonis without provocation while the people of Mechonis and Bionis were previously at peace.

Western Animation
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