The Impact of Public Pressure on Military Non-Intervention in Argentina

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A military that comes to power to salvage democracy defeats its main goal in the process. Under this logic only those accountable to no one, civil society, wield the greatest power of all: public opinion, a weapon unlike any other, one with infinite ammunition. Under the military state, Argentina’s civil society underwent a colossal internal war of ideas, which facilitated the maneuvering of an improvised military dictatorship. It was the government’s ignorance that destroyed the intellectual apparatus, functioning and breathing through universities and civil organizations. Yet, it was this same ignorance that in the end catapulted a new national, civil society movement in the beginning of the 1980s in Argentina, shaking the foundations of the military to the extent that civil society replaced the military as the sole defender of democracy in a country that had trusted democratic progress in the hands of an institution that was often too busy following the chain of... More > command.< Less
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The University of Kansas
September 29, 2011
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