Historically true. The torpedoeing of a ship is an overt act of war. This is an obvous breach of the cease fire agreement. Where's the Useless Nations? Why is China "urging restraint?" Oh, nevermind, theyr'e the ones who attacked our P-3 a few years ago.
There's a lot more to that story then the press may have let out.
In most sports, cold-cocking an opposing player repeatedly in the face with a series of gigantic Slovakian uppercuts would get you a multi-game suspension without pay.
In hockey, it means you have to sit in the penalty box for five minutes.