21 examples of Absolutist in a sentence
Moreover, it will not be easy for Cuba to find a new leader to champion its
ideology across Latin America.
North Korean propagandists proclaim Kim Jong-eun “the Young General,” but whether he will exercise the same
authority as his father is an open question.
Hadjiev and his family fled to Europe in 2001, escaping one of the world’s most repressive regimes: the
dictatorship of the late Saparmurat Niyazov, who fancied himself “Turkmenbashi,” the father of all Turkmen.
Far from opposing
power as an impediment to religious democracy, they tried to persuade the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, of the value of reform.
For Tocqueville, the grab for centralized power by the
Bourbon monarchs, followed by the French Revolution and Napoleon’s Empire, had destroyed the good with the bad in France’s neo-feudal order.
So it is untrue that the only viable alternative to unrelenting
rule must be Islamist.
There is currently no guarantee that a political truce with Hamas or Hezbollah would result in a renunciation of their
In order to maintain
power and to minimize public anger, the Saudi princes, led by Prince Naif, asked the reformers to sign an agreement that they would never again ask for reform.
In 1755, the enlightened
monarchy in Vienna acted.
Far from discrediting the flawed approach to debt management, the “nation,” which succeeded
monarchy as the basis of political authority, remained wedded to statist solutions.
To put the matter crudely, the human rights activist is a moral
But how forward-looking is it to model a twenty-first-century country on the
example of the past?
At the same time, an anti-clerical, secular movement on behalf of constitutionalism appeared in Iran - a reaction to the
alliance between the Quajar Shahs and the religious establishment.
The hope is that the Taliban leadership is not cohesive – that, whereas some of its members are probably committed to al-Qaeda’s
ideology, others might accept a compromise settlement.
opposition to any regulation of gun ownership, particularly in the United States, is making it harder to keep deadly weapons out of the hands of those who pose a threat to society.
line – let complete freedom of expression prevail – crumbles in the face of uncomfortable examples.
Only after centuries of
rule, extremism, war, revolution, and oppression can the West as a whole reasonably claim to be free, democratic, peaceful, and prosperous – and even now there are exceptions.
assessment could prove dangerous if it is allowed to dictate the response to the ongoing protests.
Most of this slaughter was triggered by Marxism/Leninism’s fusion of
ideology with absolute power.
The Arab Spring’s Second ChanceNEW YORK – Mass protests in Algeria and Sudan have recently removed two aging autocrats, ending 20 and 30 years, respectively, of
On October 24, 1688, a change in wind direction allowed the Dutch fleet to leave harbor in support of the aristocratic Whig faction in England, thereby ending the would-be