How to Stage a Military Coup: Planning to Execution
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How to Stage a Military Coup: Planning to Execution

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The coup remains the single most common form of power change throughout the world. The government being targeted by a coup attempt could be democratically elected, a long-standing dictatorship, or nothing more than a junta put in place by the previous month's coup. The motivation will always be lust for power, patriotism, greed or exploitation. It is usually a combination...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 10th 2005 by Greenhill Books
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All about coups. This book is 4/5ths history lesson and 1/5th fictional account of a coup staging in London. The authors are former SAS soldiers. It's a fast read, and it's kept rather light. More of a journalistic style than a history book. Overall, I'd recommend it to anyone who likes military history or political intrigue.

It's also (currently) free on Amazon for the Kindle.
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