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How can a small group of determined people overthrow a country's government and seize control of the state. This book, a practical guide to the coup d';etat analyzes the political, military and intelligence techniques which provide the answer. It begins by isolating the historical and socio-economic conditions which make the coup possible and goes on, using charts, diagrams amd tables, to describe: The classification of the armed forces; police and other security agencies in terms of intervention capability; The infiltration of the system of state security and the subversion of its crucial components; The selection of the physical facilities which must be seized or neutralized and the identification of the political personalities to be isolated; The organization and operational use of active teams of the coup and their security procedures. An economic and a technical appendix covers some of the preventive and technical aspects of the problem, while the factual background is listed in the statistical appendix.About the Author:
Edward N. Luttwak serves or has served as a contractor for the Office of Net Assessment of the U.S. Department of Defense and for the U.S. armed forces, and as a consultant to the U.S. National Security Council, the White House Chief of Staff, and several allied governments.
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