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  • n. Plural form of securocrat.

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Examples

  • From the narrow Irish perspective, this books sounds like a useful corrective (and even in part an explanation) for the Sinn Féin obsession with "securocrats".

    Time to back up, folks

  • The tight circle of "securocrats", who sit on the Joint Operations Command JOC committee, are now believed to be in day-to-day charge of Zimbabwe's government.

    Daimnation!: Who runs Zimbabwe?

  • Now, obviously it's time for the ageing dotard to go, along with his "securocrats" who are actually running the country.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • The tight circle of "securocrats," who sit on the Joint Operations Command (JOC) committee, are now believed to be in day-to-day charge of Zimbabwe's government.

    The Jerusalem Kerfuffle

  • Some officials in the Safety and Security Ministry say there is evidence that old 'securocrats' in the police service are deliberately unenthusiastic about their jobs because they realise that crime is the single factor that could unseat the new ANC-led government in the next round of national elections in 1999.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Rocky Williams, a military analyst said "securocrats" were holding a gun to de Klerk's apartheid reforms.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A separate memo, written in October last year, reveals that Elton Mangoma, the minister of economic development and member of Morgan Tsvangirai's inner circle, had asked the US to contribute to a "trust fund" to buy off the "securocrats".

    The Guardian World News

  • Mainstream republicans will argue that it is in the interests of 'securocrats' to play up the dissident threat, but despite the dismissive language about 'micro-groups' SF seem positively obsessed about dissidents 'growing ability to influence events.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • "securocrats" were in denial over the circumstances in the country and were refusing to accept the new order.

    British Blogs

  • "It indicates the strong hold the 'securocrats' still maintain.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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