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The Coup d’Etat, “Get your tanks off my lawn!”

List of coups d’état and coup attempts

In 1931, Italian journalist and political writer, Curzio Malaparte, published a book in Italy entitled
This work was based on his own personal observation of the activities in Russia at the time of theRevolution, Poland at the time of the Bolshevik invasion of 1920 and Berlinduring the Kapp putsch. Malaparte was an early supporter of Mussolini and had first-hand knowledge of the means by which Il Duce had come to power in 1922
Related reading: Edward Luttwak – Coup D’État: A Practical Handbook
The Coup Checklist from “How To Stage A Military Coup From Planning to Execution by David Hebditch & Ken Connor
The pattern checklist for Coup D’Etat
1. Former Colony or overseas posession?
2. Lies in tropical latitudes?
3. Religious, ethnic or/and tribal divisions?
4. Substantial natural resources, especially oil?
5. Endemic corruption and nepotism?
6. Strategically located?
7. Long-term despotic regmine?
8. Army staff officers trained overseas?
9. Finance available for mercenaries?
10. Had a coup d’etat previously?

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