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military leader

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supreme military leader exercising civil power in a region especially one accountable to nobody when the central government is weak

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But he closes his eyes to the glaring reality that political power in our provinces are in the hands of political warlords who will monopolize the expanded powers granted to provincial leaders under a federal form of government.
Among the topics are mercenaries and warlords in the Achaemenid Empire, commanders and warlords in fourth-century BC central Greece, prolegomena to the study of warlordism in later Hellenistic Anatolia, why there were no warlords in Republican Rome, and generalissimos and warlords in the late Roman west.
Chairman Senate said that warlord of crowd is coming from the front which says kill the people in crowds.
The expansion will also raise the level cap from 90 to 100, with new dungeons, raids, challenge modes, battlegrounds and more promised, too, "Players will encounter an epic cast of legendary characters and a huge amount of content to explore in Warlords of Draenor," said Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime.
The initial US focus on defeating the Taliban and Al Qaeda created mutually dependent relationships between the US government and Afghan warlords "that empowered these warlords" and "expanded their opportunities for financial gain," according to the study, which was produced by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff's "lessons learned" department, The CS Monitor reports.
In a press conference that Sayee held later, he declared: "These warlords would like to take Afghanistan back to those old days .
Although warlords are not as independent as they once were, they still exist, and both a national government and an assisting power, such as the United States, must know how to cope with a warlord--especially when conducting a counterinsurgency campaign or attempting to assert the authority of the national government.
For his part, Najibullah attempted to defuse the insurgency by initiating a policy of national reconciliation among those Afghan warlords who had resisted the Soviet military occupation.
Prompted by reflection on enduring warlordism under the auspices of of the Karzai government in occupied Afghanistan, Marten (political science, Barnard College) provides a comparative examination of recent cases of state leader (foreign and domestic) responses to warlords (or "local power brokers" in Washington euphemism) in order to theorize the relationship between states, sovereignty, warlords, and stability and security in the contemporary world order.
Unfortunately,, the warlords have done exactly that to the generous amnesty extended to them by the Chairman of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) & the President of the government of South Sudan ( GoSS) 1st Lt.
HUNDREDS of millions in British taxpayers' money is being siphoned off by Afghan warlords and may be helping to arm the Taliban.
Abdul Rasul Sayyaf: Possibly the most murderous of the warlords.
If warlords wanted to bring peace, they would not have been warlords in the first place.
The warlords let Hariri do his job of rebuilding the country and reforming the economy only after being paid their levies and fees to let this happen, Khoury added.