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  • "We are strong and we scare them, despite the fact we have no guns and only our voices," said Abdul, who described himself as a sub-commander for the antigovernment forces in the district.

    No-Fly Zone Eyed in Libya

  • One sub-commander in Caesar's victory over Vercingetorix, who had also commanded an innovative Roman naval campaign on the Atlantic coast a few years earlier, is "young Brutus".

    The Dodecahedra

  • Ilsa here is a section leader in the company headquarters of the body guard detachment for a sub-commander in the private army of our Postal Service.

    Inside Mitchieville - March 9, 2008

  • NATO also confirmed that its troops captured a Haqqani network sub-commander and two of his associates during an overnight operation in eastern Khost province.

    NATO: 26 Insurgents Killed in Southern, Central Afghanistan

  • How did you— the sub-commander started, but Tally gestured to cut the feed.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • The Taliban commander was actually bound by Pashtunwali, the Pashtun moral code, to protect and treat his guest well because hospitality is a key virtue in Afghan tribal society of course, the sub-commander broke these laws when he later kidnapped Paul for ransom -- watch the documentary for the details.

    Michael Hughes: Taliban Exposed by Embedded Journalist in Riveting CNN Documentary

  • One sub-commander named Haji Nur says that an Afghan Army force backed by helicopters attacked a village on the border between Qarabagh and Shelghari districts at 1 a.m. earlier this week.

    ‘We May Prolong the Crisis’

  • Sgt Xolane Mtumtum was at the time a sub-commander of 30 members of the now defunct National Peace Keeping Force in Thokoza on the East Rand.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Out of the corner of his eye, Kang saw his sub-commander pick up a stout tree branch.

    The Dragons at War

  • Noting the droop of Kang's wings, the sub-commander added, "That bad, huh?"

    The Dragons at War

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