Example sentences for: paramilitaries

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

  • According to the NYT , the IRA cease-fire "announcement came after British Prime Minister Tony Blair had made several important concessions to [the IRA's political arm] Sinn Fein to obtain the new cease-fire, notably saying that disarmament of [IRA and Protestant] paramilitaries would not have to start before the September talks."

  • "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.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • A senior French commander acknowledged that peacekeeping officials suspect Serbian paramilitaries are permeating northern Kosovo and stirring up unrest.


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