puppet government

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Synonyms for puppet government

a government that is appointed by and whose affairs are directed by an outside authority that may impose hardships on those governed

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The puppet government is claiming it has taken this step to calm the situation down.
They have become the arm of some governments who want to destabilise our country, with the aim of bringing a puppet government to power.
com/north-koreas-kim-jong-un-orders-military-kill-south-korean-leaders-wife-missing-2442305) special operation battalion Friday to "eliminate the human filth occupying the [South Korean] presidential Blue House, military and the puppet government, all who have committed crimes that cannot be forgiven for all of eternity.
1990: Iraq invaded Kuwait and took control after eight hours and a puppet government was installed.
In 2006, the year before the oil field attack, Ethiopia had invaded Somalia with the US's help in order to prop up a Western-backed puppet government.
The United States is in the shadow of a puppet government run by giant corporations, and the 99 percent live without rights or the protection of government regulations, fully at the mercy of the 1 percent.
The reason its people didn't support it was their correct belief that it was a puppet government controlled by the United States.
He stressed unity among Afghans, saying Pakistan was the only country that was trying to install a puppet government in Afghanistan.
aACAoIn 1989, Noriega cancelled the presidential elections and attempted to rule through a puppet government.
The current New Labour puppet government run by Carwyn Jones is worse than useless.
The website indicated that all the bourgeois parties in Germany have supported the criminal war against Syria as the Western countries over the last two years have organized a terrorist war against the Syrian Government to change it and to bring a puppet government that can be controlled through using the gulf states as tools in the region.
The Obama Administration plans to leave behind a weak puppet government, exactly like the similarly exhausted Soviet Government did when it was forced to retreat.
OUR masters in the EU, through the court of human rights in Strasbourg, have just ordered our puppet Government to pay compensation of PS14,000 to each six and a half thousand serious crime prisoners in England and Wales who are serving indefinite sentences.
While Waugh acknowledges that during the war "working conditions improved for many living in the Taylorcontrolled 'Greater Liberia' (though "the puppet government in Monrovia was haemorrhaging economically"), he says it is Taylor's role in supporting the Sierra Leonean rebel group, the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) that would later lead him to The Hague via the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Do people think the US would cede its 'strategic advantage' by allowing a country of 'strategic concern' to occupy or instal a puppet government in Bahrain, all for a military withdrawal of troops it is capable of protecting?