Example sentences for: paramilitaries

How can you use “paramilitaries” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If he fails to insist on the decommissioning of weapons before paramilitaries could hold office in the new Northern Ireland assembly, democrats will "be entitled to walk away from an agreement which Mr. Blair had dishonoured."

  • "What David Trimble begged of John Hume, and what every moderate Ulster unionist wanted of him too, was that in the name of democracy he would stand by the Ulster Unionist Party and refuse to sit in government with the agents of armed paramilitaries," she wrote.

  • The Kosovo story details a massacre in which local nationalist Serbs and paramilitaries murdered at least 21 members of one family.

  • In the meantime, Albright had promoted the United Nations' disastrous "Safe Havens" policy, which placed masses of unarmed Bosnian civilians under the "protection" of minuscule numbers of U.N. (but no U.S.) troops--that is, left them at the mercy of Serb paramilitaries, who systematically set about driving them from their homes and killing them.

  • Let the government, FARC, ELN [the country's two largest leftist rebel groups], the paramilitaries, and the extreme right end their deafness and understand that we are not afraid."


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