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  • State within a state (also Latin: imperium in imperio or status in statu) is a political situation in a country when an internal organ, generally from the armed forces, intelligence agencies, or police, does not respond to the civilian leadership.

    – wikipedia

    a government, power, or sovereignty within a government, power, or sovereignty

    – Merriam-Webster

    See imperium

    “Though he was not entirely opposed to military interference in politics, Mustafa Kemal wanted the armed forces to become an 'imperium in imperio', with a position similar to that of the German military between 1871 and 1914.”

    – Atatürk: An Intellectual Biography, M. Sükrü Hanioglu

    June 13, 2013