puppet state

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Noun1.puppet state - a government that is appointed by and whose affairs are directed by an outside authority that may impose hardships on those governed
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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These include Edinburgh Fringe hits and critically acclaimed new writing such as double bill; My Name is Irrelevant and Myth of a Singular Moment by Tortoise in a Nutshell at Port Logan, Thomas Tosh in Thornhill and Lockerbie Town Hall in September; Fallen Fruit by Two Destination Language on October 4 to 5 in Wigtown and Sanquhar; My Friend Selma by Terra Incognita on October 11 in Sanquhar; The Man Who Planted Drama My Name is Irrelevant and Myth of a Singular Moment Town Hall will be performed at Arts Alive Trees by Puppet State Theatre at CatStrand on October 16; and a double bill, DUPed and Come Out From Among Them by Ambergris on February 26 and 27 in both Dumfries and Lochans.
University of Hawaii Press This chilling autobiographical account of author Takarabe Toriko's childhood in the Japanese-established puppet state of Manchukuo in northeast China details the haunting brutality and violence of the times through the eyes of a precocious young girl.
In this manner, China's sole democratic outpost of Hong Kong has transformed very rapidly into an increasingly undemocratic puppet state directed by the government in Beijing.
The decision of the puppet state authorities follows in the wake of martyrdom of freedom fighter commander Zakir Musa in a fake encounter with security forces in Dadsara Tral in Pulwama district Thursday evening, the report said.
Days into his new role in 1940, as Britain was getting pounded and on the verge of losing to Germany, Churchill was under pressure to make a deal with Hitler that would have established Britain as a puppet state of the Third Reich.
There is also the potential for Trump to face a challenge from within the Republican party, particularly if a full-on trade war with China erupts and damages the global economy or if a US pull-out of forces from Syria leads to the country becoming a puppet state of Syria and Russia.
It was created in the turmoil of Israel's captivity in Babylon, when Israel was a mere puppet state and a pawn in the furious conflicts among the super powers.
Italy declared war on former Axis ally Germany, despite the Nazis setting up a puppet state in the north under the deposed dictator Mussolini.
The German Wehrmacht would find those registration records quite handy as they moved in to administer their new puppet state.
India's troops installed puppet state administration and the Indian occupational troops imposed complete ban on taking out Muharram procession through issuing strict prohibitory orders to the patrolling Indian.
This multi awardwinning adaptation of Jean Giono's classic environmental tale by Edinburgh-based Puppet State Theatre Company has toured internationally for 12 years, with appearances off-Broadway and at the Sydney Opera House.
France worries that a US pullout from Syria would risk turning what's left of the country into an Iranian puppet state, a haven for Sunni jihadi terrorism or both.