Former Trump National Security Council staffer Fiona Hill says the events of January 6, in the context of Trump's refusal to accept the election results, meet the practical standard of a coup.
SOURCE: Made By History at The Washington Post
by Federico Finchelstein
The history of dictators in Latin America over the past century suggests the need to take this dangerous moment seriously.
by HNN Staff
On January 6, Trump told a rally of supporters the election had been stolen and encouraged them to go to the Capitol. A mob then stormed the building, temporarily disrupting the verification of the Electoral College vote count. Historians discuss how serious the danger to democracy was and the possible consequences.
June 20, 2019
by Ranjani Chakraborty
The hidden history of a North Carolina coup.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Last week, it emerged that the Brazilian president had ordered the country’s Defense Ministry to “carry out appropriate commemorations related to March 31, 1964.”
by Munya B. Munochiveyi
Robert Mugabe has effectively been neutralized by military brass who felt threatened by his recent decision to fire the vice president.
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