autocrat


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one who imposes or favors absolute obedience to authority

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a cruel and oppressive dictator

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Though Putin is a product of the Soviet Union, where "czar" really was a derogatory word, he shows considerable fondness for the autocrats of old.
(The phrasing was nicer than that, but this was the basic idea, and just the sort of first step that dictators like to take toward cementing themselves as Autocrat for Life).
After World War II, Asia was ruled by many autocrats who essentially came to their people and said, "My people, we're going to take away your freedom, but we're going to give you the best education, infrastructure and export-led growth policies money can buy.
So I dare ask: When will the horse trading that strengthens a tarnished autocrat end?
Marzouki, who had sought refuge in France during theBen Aliera, painted a potential Essebsi presidency as a reverse for the "Jasmine Revolution" that forced the former autocrat to flee into exile.
The protests in Hamma erupted after veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday's run-off, seen as the last step in Tunisia's shift to full democracy four years after an uprising ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, World Bulletin reported.
Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi has won Tunisia's first free presidential election, official results showed on Monday, the final step in a transition to democracy after an uprising that ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011.
The US has sharply criticized Egypt's human rights record at the start of a United Nations meeting reviewing the country's performance for the first time since the 2011 ouster of longtime autocrat Husni Mubarak.
Set in an unnamed country reminiscent of many recent despotic nations, the story follows a fallen autocrat and his artless grandson fleeing murderous revolutionaries bent on vengeance.
In countries where different camps within a protest movement seek divergent outcomes (think Egypt), it can help ensure that competing parties work together instead of against one another after an autocrat is overthrown.
-- James Finlay Limited announced that it has bought, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, James Finlay International Inc., 100 percent of the share capital of Autocrat, LLC, for an undisclosed term.
Is their any central authority left in the country after the assassinated Libyan long-time autocrat Moammar Gaddafi's ouster in 2011?
Last week, prosecutors said Morsi is facing accusations of conspiring with the militant Palestinian Hamas group to escape from prison during the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Summary: 'An autocrat is sought to be enthroned, and a perfect democrat is being marginalised and humiliated,' says the former BJP member in a letter to the party's top brass.
The country's major newspapers churned out a vile slew of hackneyed assessments of his legacy and politics, most of which painted him as either a well-meaning autocrat or a tyrannical buffoon masquerading as a socialist.