Stratocracy

  • a stratocracy (from στρατός, stratos, "army" and κράτος, kratos, "dominion", "power") is a form of government headed by military chiefs.[1]

    citizens with mandatory or voluntary military service, or veterans who have been honorably discharged, have the right to elect or govern. the military's administrative, judiciary, and/or legislature powers are supported by law, the constitution, and the society. it does not necessarily need to be autocratic or oligarchic by nature in order to preserve its right to rule.

  • notable examples of stratocracies
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A stratocracy (from στρατός, stratos, "army" and κράτος, kratos, "dominion", "power") is a form of government headed by military chiefs.[1]

Citizens with mandatory or voluntary military service, or veterans who have been honorably discharged, have the right to elect or govern. The military's administrative, judiciary, and/or legislature powers are supported by law, the constitution, and the society. It does not necessarily need to be autocratic or oligarchic by nature in order to preserve its right to rule.