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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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Questions were raised, however, over what Karzai could do should the warlord ignore him).
AFGHANISTAN was yesterday in danger of returning to the old days of mutually destructive warfare as armies loyal to rival warlords battled for control of a strategic town.
Peterson's account of the Somali debacle is probably the most detailed study of the country's disintegration at the hands of its feuding warlords and of the well-meaning but hapless United Nations peacekeeping operation that followed.
Michael Cowan was a director of those firms as well as Warlord Productions, though he claims to have been a director on paper only.
Hungarian military exercise, Warlord Rock 2015, consolidates Hungary's security and strengthens its Defence Forces, Hungarian Defense Minister Csaba Hende said Thursday.
These are not the traits of a Warlord but then it was a title she never sought.
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.
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.
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.