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New Left Review I/38, July-August 1966

Roger Murray

Militarism in Africa

During the past three years, action initiated or prosecuted by the military has determined the overthrow of no less than eleven African Heads of State, and has seriously endangered four further régimes. Eight of the successor régimes are headed by military men. Over the last six months, coups have proceeded at a feverish rhythm.

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