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military government

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Noun1.military government - government by the military and an army
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
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As regarded Lambert, he did not dissemble his views; he sought to establish a military government, and to be himself the head of that government.
The revolt of the nation was directed partly against the irresponsible injustice of the Puritan military government but largely also against the excessive moral severity of the whole Puritan regime.
I don't want a military government, but I shouldn't mind a little allonging and marshonging--just a dash of it--in this neighbourhood sometimes.
Accordingly the Federal Military Government is committed to the following courses of action:
In September she made a formal offer to the military government to help negotiate with Western countries to lift sanctions, which critics say have been largely ineffective.
''Strong pressure from the international community is mandatory to change the stance of the military government which is vigorously clamping down on people,'' said Aung Aye Win, 43, a leader of the League for Democracy in Burma in Japan.
The detention prevents her from contesting in general elections the military government says it will hold next year.
Gambari visited Myanmar earlier this month to help defuse the political crisis involving the military government's violent crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators.
The statement also called on the military government to immediately return Nagai's video camera and the tape he is believed to have been using to cover clashes between security forces and pro-democracy demonstrators in Yangon.
But the sentence was later reduced to 18 months house arrest on the orders of Senior General Than Shwe, the head of the country's military government.
She called on Japan and India to use their influence on the Myanmar military government so that it will respond calmly to the current situation in Myanmar.
"They are gaining the release of all political prisoners including Aung San Suu Kyi, the resumption of dialogue between the military government and its opposition, and creating conditions for credible elections."

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