POLITICAL FUNCTIONS OF THE MILITARY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.
OPERATIONS RESEARCH INC WASHINGTON D C
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The purpose of the research was to examine the nature, causes and consequences of military-political entervention in developing polities. Military intervention was studied in seven Middle Eastern states. 41 coups and counter coups were analyzed. Variables such as the success and failure of coups organized mass and political support opposition or indifference to coups the ideological orientations of the coups the type of regime legitimation the rank of the coup makers and the legacy of the military establishment were examined. Author
- Government and Political Science