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Coups and Military Rule: A Normal Nigerian Anomaly? By Matteo Figus
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Military coups have been for long time identified as a common feature of African politics. Nigeria has been one of the countries that better exemplified the role, effects and consequences that... More > decades of dictatorship can bring to a young nation. Nevertheless, Nigeria also reflects the hopes, the resources and the bright future that African nations have at their horizon. A tale, from 1966 to 1999, of coups, successful and attempted, to better comprehend a dark but important period of Nigerian and African history.< Less
Famous Failed Coup's By Raymond Koech
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In 19's when democracy was still at its infant stage dictatorship was witnessed in many countries around the world, Brave men and women would emerge and challenge the ruling elite by means of... More > constitutionalism and unconstitutional ways. we have detailed coup plotters PLANNING, EXECUTION and CONSEQUENCES of their action, the secrecy that involved several key players such as military personnel, government high ranking officials, members of business community and even religious leaders. Fortunately or unfortunately their plan is discovered at early stage or the government manages to contain the coup after its has already started. We bring to you messages from different major governments, world organization bodies and their recommendation for the future avoidance of such a event.< Less
Turkish Coup: The Failed Attempt By Bill Stonehem
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The Turkish Coup took place late night on July 15 to early July 16, 2016 which resulted in hundreds killed and more than a thousand people injured. The military forces employed the use of heavy... More > machinery to try and bring down Tayyip Erdogan, the President of Turkey. It has since resulted in a three-month state of emergency all across the country allowing the government to have sweeping powers. Many individuals linked to the coup attempt have also been taken into custody and are said to be suffering behind bars.< Less
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Coup D’Oeil: Strategic Intuition In Army Planning By William Duggan & Strategic Studies Institute
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In our military professions, formal analytical methods co-exist with intuitive decisionmaking by leaders in action. For the most part, there is no harm done. But many officers can recount times when... More > they knew they should have “gone with their gut,” but followed instead the results of their analytical methods. The gap between these two forms of decisionmaking perhaps has grown wider in recent times, especially in Iraq, where adaptive leadership seems to have overshadowed formal methods of planning. Departing from formal methods increasingly seems to be the mark of an effective commander, as we learn from Dr. Leonard Wong’s recent Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) report, Developing Adaptive Leaders: The Crucible Experience of Operation Iraqi Freedom (July 2004).< Less
Forgotten Consequences: The Impact of the Korean War on the Influence of the Military in Turkish Politics and Society By Ata Akiner
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It is often forgotten that between 1950 and 1971, the Republic of Turkey dispatched over 50,000 soldiers to the Korean Peninsula to serve under the UN banner. This study looks at recently... More > declassified official documents and correspondence, analyzes US and Turkish foreign policy and domestic political changes at the time, and integrates newspaper coverage and interviews with Turkish veterans from the Korean War, ultimately shedding new light on why these soldiers were deployed and what the short and long-term consequences of this fateful decision were. The impact of the Korean War on Turkey appears to not only have been lasting domestic changes, but also an aftershock that is still being felt around the whole world until today. Also includes map, chart, and 14 photos.< Less
Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges: The Record of Anti-Communist Military Governments in Latin America By Matthew Raphael Johnson
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This brief work is a defense of various military regimes that took power during the Cold War in Latin America. These governments were idealistic and reformist, engaging in the most far reaching land... More > reform of any governmental system in the area.< Less
Y: The Sources of Islamic Revolutionary Conduct By Major Stephen P. Lambert et al.
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The title of this book naturally brings to mind the renowned diplomatic telegram from 1946, composed by “X” to explain “The Sources of Soviet Conduct.” The anonymous George... More > Kennan grasped the essence of the Soviet challenge, and the subsequent Containment Strategy became the foundation for strategic thought and action by the U.S. and its allies. The relatively brief “Cold War” of the late 20th century, we can now see, ironically carried the very name given in 13th century Spain to the ancient and ongoing conflict between Christians and Moors (Maghreb Moslems), a point underscored by Adda Bozeman. In the present work, Stephen Lambert convincingly argues that an effective, strategic appreciation of our present, worldwide contest, especially as it reflects the historic conflict between religious ideologies, cannot be achieved without public discussion of the religious foundations of individual and collective belief and action, whatever the label we choose to apply to the struggle.< Less
The Legacy of Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Cairo’s Military Dictatorship - A Study of Democratic Deficit, Human Rights Abuses and Militarism in the Arab Republic of Egypt By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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Since Abdel Fatah al-Sisi seized power in a bloody coup in 2013, he bears responsibility for the deaths of hundreds of Egyptians, jailing thousands of others and running his country’s economy... More > into the ground. Once a cradle of civilization of the highest spiritual integrity, Egypt has descended into a regime of military dictatorship and human rights abuses; as well as the continuous persecution of human rights defenders. Social challenges – such as democratic deficit, press freedom violations and police brutality – are also explored, as well as suggestions how public- and religious education can be improved. Violent Extremism is another topic this book addresses, as the region is faced with major security problems in terms of countering extremism. Highly innovative and profound this book aims to restore the glory of Egypt; by advocating innovative social-scientific and ethical analyses on these matters, so that the Arab Republic of Egypt may regain its integrity and respect in the international community.< Less
A Normal Nigerian Anomaly By Matteo Figus
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Military coups have been for long time identified as a common feature of African politics. Nigeria has been one of the countries that better exemplified the role, effects and consequences that... More > decades of dictatorship can bring to a young nation. Nevertheless, Nigeria also reflects the hopes, the resources and the bright future that African nations have at their horizon. A tale, from 1966 to 1999, of coups, successful and attempted, to better comprehend a dark but important period of Nigerian and African history.< Less

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