dictatorship


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And perhaps, as both authors note, Britain's imperial rule--which tore apart traditional institutions, and helped accustom the population to misrule--set the stage for dictatorship.
She adamantly opposes amnesty, vowing: "I will never support any law that would pardon military personnel accused of committing human rights abuses during the dictatorship.
After more than half a century of the bizarre Marxist dictatorships of Kim Il Sung and his son, Kim Jong Il, North Korea cannot even feed its 23 million people, and it imprisons or executes those who speak out or protest.
These questions deserve studious attention, especially when one recalls that, shortly after being elected, President Bush once quipped, "If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator" Looking back, we might need to consider that he wasn't joking
Covering the period before the military dictatorships of the '60s, '70s and '80s, it describes a far less populous and more stable continent than today, when undisturbed by war, Latin American Modernism flourished enough to make an impact elsewhere.
Bennett's remarks, of course, were largely directed to a literally captive Chinese audience, though the English translation also appeared on websites available outside the dictatorship.
On the other hand, grain monopoly, mobilization into the Red Army, food dictatorship, and various attempts to establish communal ventures alienated peasantry, strengthened the appeal of private property ownership among peasants at the expense of communal features which had always existed in the Russian village, and disallowed for a strong hold of the Soviet power on the countryside even after the end of the Civil War.
At the Nuremberg Trials after World War II, Herman Goering, Hitler's Reich-Marshall, declared "Naturally, the common people don't want war, but after all, it is the leaders of a country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag people along whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship.
Dolack is in the necessity of a political dictatorship in the traditional sense of one-person rule.
Alan Carcas's letter (June 16) is interesting but I disagree that extreme action was appropriate against the Iraqi dictatorship.
But the conservatives and dictators assert that development and the President's legacy require the reintroduction of Kanu-style ethnic and executive dictatorship.
The problem with wishing for a dictatorship, as many of our people say they want, is we cannot be sure we will get a Lee Kuan Yew and not a Chavez or Maduro.