(1) This in turn relates to knotty questions about the legitimacy of intervention and ‘just war’ concepts.(2) Several knotty taxonomic problems were addressed in this issue.(3) That brings us back to the knotty dilemma of the reliability of intelligence information and the difficulty in interpreting it.(4) A strong political will on part of the government and a positive, sincere approach from authorities is needed to solve this knotty problem.(5) She closed the shower curtain and entangled her fingers in her knotty hair.(6) Mainstream economists, when faced with this knotty problem, reply that there is nothing wrong with using models with unrealistic assumptions - as long as the models accurately predict events.(7) There's no shortage of playwrights wrestling with the knotty problems of the modern world.(8) This is the knotty problem facing many Chinese and foreign automakers, who must choose between two international auto shows to be held in Shanghai this year.(9) On the inside is knotty pine for the walls/ceiling and an oak hardwood floor.(10) Some participants in the talks expressed hope that the agreement would create momentum for compromise on other knotty issues such as Social Security and immigration.(11) But don't think that specialized clinics are the only places prepared to help couples deal with this knotty problem.(12) Bright-coloured petals in contrast with the knotty , wrinkled old branches of the trees have provided inspiration to poets and painters for centuries.(13) The 31-room lodge sits right on Lake Superior and is all Scandinavian, with hand-hewn beams, massive stone fireplaces, and guest rooms of high-gloss knotty pine.(14) Indirect sunlight filters into the cool, shadowy space and creates a reddish glow off the smooth boards and knotty trunks.(15) The boat's knotty pine interior brought back memories of an Adirondack camp.(16) She says that despite their political differences, Johnson's the first person to turn to over any knotty policy question.