In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Some are the personal armies of aspiring warlords, out to conquer as much territory as they can and hold it by force.
- Anything that threatened the interests of the regional warlords would be vetoed.
- Mr Taylor emerged the strongest warlord from that conflict and won presidential elections the following year.
- The analogy was that this was a nation ruled by twelve regional warlords.
- The warlord was in Central Asia, in the region along the old border of Afghanistan and China.
- Opium is grown freely in the countryside and gathered by farmers who sell it to factories employed by, or paying off, the local warlord.
- The shipowners often draw up contracts with local officials, clan elders or regional warlords.
- Somaliland, in the north, and Puntland, in the north east, are in the hands of autonomous warlords.
- Renegade warlords and militants now control much of the main island of Guadalcanal.
- Somalia has been destroyed as a country, it has been torn into patches which are run by rebel armies of tribal warlords.
- The warlords already control several small but important enclaves across Afghanistan.
- The regional and local warlords who were the key allies of the US against the Taliban are not advocates of women's rights.
- Last week Karzai threatened to resign unless regional warlords paid more revenue into central government coffers.
- Just handing over the country to the warlords of the Northern Alliance once the war against the Taliban is won would be a kind of betrayal.
- These networks soon recruited tribal warlords and mobilised tribal extended families.
- The real struggle now is to bring the warlords together to manage the peace.
- President Charles Taylor is a former warlord who seized power and then was elected to it.
- The US is buying off regional warlords and militia commanders for a variety of reasons.
- Witnesses have told an Old Bailey jury they were imprisoned in a blood-stained room and beaten under the command of an Afghan warlord.
- An Anglo-Saxon ruler of this period was above all else a warlord, a dryhten, as the Old-English sources put it.
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