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- n. a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power
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The Edinburgh CHOGM also endorsed the decision of CMAG to suspend representatives of Sierra Leone's military junta from participation in Commonwealth meetings, and welcomed UN Security Council sanctions against the regime.
She asked me to telephone Leopoldo Galtieri, president of the military junta that ruled Argentina, to urge him not to proceed with the invasion and to say that Britain would use whatever force was necessary to keep her colony.
In 1956 General Henli was shot; with the country in chaos, a military junta took over with the promise of new elections.
A bigger problem was the unexamined notion that a military junta would give up power without a fightand yet that is what the administration had assumed when it backed the Governors Island agreement and focused on how it might assist Haiti after Aristide had returned.
Lindsay could just imagine the military junta quaking in their boots at the prospect of being condemned by the AMWU.