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Synonyms for warlord

military leader

Words related to warlord

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

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The notorious warlord is now believed to be hiding in the disputed border area between South Sudan and Sudan, as per (http://people.
He also pointed that some of warlords make fun of law on basis of their money while, adding that we are moving forward an impatient society like Africa was in the past.
Michael Cowan was a director of those firms as well as Warlord Productions, though he claims to have been a director on paper only.
Warlord Rock 2015, the outcome of last year's NATO summit in Wales, started in four locations in western Hungary Sunday and lasts until next Tuesday, involving 750 soldiers -- 450 Americans and 300 Hungarians -- and the U.
The infamous warlord, also rumoured to have tied his enemies to the muzzle of a cannon before firing, has been a mainstay of Afghan politics right since the Soviet invasion of the country in 1979.
In this narrative account for general readers, he relates the life story of Afghan warlord and Uzbek leader Abdul Rashid Dostum, who, with his band of nomads on horseback, guided US Special Forces through the desert mountains to reveal Taliban hideouts.
invasion of Iraq in 2003, but recognizes that circumstances may induce a state to cooperate with a warlord against the state's long-term interest.
March 19, 2013 (NEW YORK) - Bosco Ntaganda, the fugitive Congolese warlord responsible for grave child rights violations surrendered yesterday at the Embassy of the United States of America in Kigali, Rwanda, and requested his immediate transfer to the International Criminal Court to face war crimes charges.
But according to the Warlord - and it would be unwise to argue - the Finnish branch of the world's most accomplished pillagers is utterly blameless for any untoward behaviour in the North East of England.
SERBIAN warlord Ratko Mladic, left, who is accused of ordering the genocidal massacre of 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys, has appeared in court after 16 years on the run.
Summary: After 16 years on the run, the Serbian warlord Ratko Mladic has appeared in court accused of genocidal massacre.
The al-Qaeda chief sneaked away with a handful of rebels, with the help of a Pakistani warlord and around pounds 4200 of borrowed cash, WikiLeaks disclosed.
Warlord of Io is an engaging, science fiction graphic novel with appeal for readers of all ages and backgrounds.
On March 22, 2010, representatives of Afghanistan's most notorious warlord were hosted at the Presidential Palace in Kabul with the apparent support of the United States and NATO.