Examples of strongman in a Sentence
a Latin-American strongman who basically treated his nation's coffers as his personal bank account
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The whole point of developing nuclear weapons was to prevent the type of regime change that felled the likes of Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi, strongmen without the protection of a nuclear arsenal to scare away enemies.
Schiavoni responded by saying Kucinich should not be meeting with a strongman who is poisoning children.
By undercutting it, and by his rhetorical support for autocrats, Trump is telling authoritarians and would-be strongmen that the U.S. won’t stand in their way.
In the meantime Mr Ghani is seeking to free Afghan politics from the half-nelson of strongmen.
Trump administration apologists are probably delighted today to have discovered a silver lining to the president’s, er, close relationship with Russian president/strongman Vladimir Putin.
The Twelfth Night Revelers regularly caricatured African-American lawmakers as bumbling crows or backward strongmen.
The Special Deterrent Force, a militia which controls the airport, was fighting a rival militia led by local strongman Bashir al-Baqara.
My love for weight training and competing just seemed like a perfect fit for strongman.
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