imperium in imperio

an order within an order

Notes

1. A group of people who owe utmost fealty to their leader, subordinating the interests of the larger group to the authority of the internal group's leader. 2. A "fifth column" organization operating against the organization within which they seemingly reside. 3. "State within a state"

Words

  • imperiumauthority, command, control, power to command, realm, rule, sovereignty