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Synonyms for statesman

Synonyms for statesman

a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

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Hardly we can find the leadership traits mentioned above among our politicians; thus, neither there are leaders nor the statesmen.
True and dedicated statesmen are the need of the hour for most of the Asian countries, which are undergoing conflict after conflict.
ANKARA, Nov 3, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman Selcuk Unal said on Wednesday that Turkey was closely following the developments regarding the parcel bombs sent to some foreign missions and statesmen in Athens.
The Statesmen of Delta State University are best known for their unofficial mascot, the Fighting Okra.
If statesmen truly come to think of implementing the policies which are in the interest of the Pakistani nation, problems will be resolved rapidly," he said.
What is the role of statesmen and civilian leadership in the successful waging of a war?
SIR - Mario Basini drew a very short straw in trying to 'big up' six Welsh politicians into statesmen (and of course they are all men).
Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime by Eliot A.
Cohen, who writes with concision and insight, robustly argues that, far from being incompetent dunderheads, as commonly portrayed, civilian statesmen can be brilliant commanders.
But such a sponsorship did seem a tad insensitive, given the political leanings of New Statesmen readers.
Thomas More, recently proclaimed the patron of statesmen and politicians--and, by extension, the patron of all those engaged in public life.
Nevertheless, although now only accessible to statesmen and civil servants, the oriental flavour of the Chancellery plan - a chequered pattern of landscaped courts and halls linked by semi-open corridors, footbridges and tiered roof terraces - is still discernible.
In today's Senate, what we need is not more constructive statesmen but more Robert La Follettes.
22) Cities without true statesmen can achieve a second-best status only by taking over, with inflexible application, the written laws of the best city.
Presidents in their second term always play to the history books; they want to look like statesmen.
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