deep state

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21:54 Mar 22, 2020
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Additional field(s): History, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Journalism
English term or phrase: deep state
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
An alleged secret network of especially nonelected government officials and sometimes private entities (as in the financial services and defense industries) operating extralegally to influence and enact government policy.

Example sentence(s):
  • It is Trump himself, under the camouflage of populist rhetoric, who has overseen the open expansion of the deep state: entrenched interests gaining outsize influence and setting their own policy agenda, unchecked by the will of the people, their elected representatives or the civil servants meant to regulate them. The Washington Post
  • “They take detailees, not the best from these agencies, often the worst, they stick them into the White House,” he concluded. “It's a practice that frankly should end, and the political appointees, Tim Morrison and [Kurt] Volker aren't mistaking themselves for the president, it's these Deep State bureaucrats that do.” Christian Whiton
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5djup stat
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djup stat

Definition from Quora:
En djup stat är ett nätverk med personer eller organisationer inom en stat eller ett samhälle som på ett eller annat sätt påverkar regeringens kapacitet utan att för den skull vara synlig för allmänheten.

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  • Lösningen var <i>Den djupa staten</i>. - Quora  
  • Begreppet "den djupa staten" används för att beskriva den mer beständiga makt som ligger i de demokratiska staternas säkerhetsapparat. - Dagens industri  
  • Uttrycket den djupa staten härrör från det turkiska uttrycket <i>derin devlet</i> som sägs vara en grupp inflytelserika antidemokratiska sammanslutningar inom det turkiska politiska systemet. - Metapedia  
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