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  • v. Present participle of disband.


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  • Report provides a chronological account of Mexican military involvement in disbanding student protests in Mexico City during the week of July 29.

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  • I would like it to be reflected in disbanding quangos, getting rid of half the local council staff who appear to have forgotten they work for us, and the rest of the ‘non jobs’ that have appeared (climate change officer for Nottingham City Council!!!

    Boy George Is Sailing Close To The Wind….. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Players reject NBA's offer, threatening season; Stern calls disbanding union a 'charade' rss feed

  • Bourbons, that duty (performed by other generals and termed the disbanding of the army of the Loire) could not atone for the crime of having followed the man of the Hundred-Days to his last battle-field.

    Sons of the Soil

  • This morning went to Whitehall to my Lord's, where Major Hart did pay me; L23 14s. 9d., due to me upon my pay in my Lord's troop at the time of our disbanding, which is a great blessing to have without taking any law in the world for.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Oct/Nov/Dec 1660

  • In a decision that left experts scratching their heads, Gadhafi last year floated the idea of disbanding the government and distributing the country's oil revenues directly to the people.

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  • L. Paul Bremer III is still harshly criticized in most popular accounts of the Iraq occupation as an American viceroy who never understood the country he was trying to reconstitute and who made serious mistakes that helped to foment the insurgency, such as disbanding the Iraqi Army.

    Two Cheers for Bremer

  • The problems in Iraq are being caused, he said, by poor planning and shortsightedness, such as disbanding the Iraqi army and being unable to provide security.

    Time for a Military Coup

  • Retired Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, who commanded coalition troops for a year beginning June 2003, cast a wide net of blame for both political and military shortcomings in Iraq that helped open the way for the insurgency — such as disbanding the Saddam-era military and failing to cement ties with tribal leaders and quickly establish civilian government after Saddam was toppled.


  • As I was able to see during my own recent stay in Baghdad, talk by Americans of "disbanding" militias like the Mahdi Army (a demand much heard in Washington these days) rings hollow in the communities where they are so deeply rooted, particularly Sadr City, the immense Shiite slum in northeast Baghdad where Moqtada's political organization and militia reign unchallenged.

    What About the Iraqis?


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