Posts Tagged: Coup
When the losing party in an election resorts to extra-legal measures, democracy is threatened and secession may follow.
Though the Egyptian military is painting itself as a guardian of stability and democracy, there is ample reason to believe it will bring neither.
The removal from office of President Mohammed Morsi portends great excitement but even greater threats to democracy.
Leading a rebel group may be the best way to be taken seriously in a country with weak political and civil institutions.
Comparing Hugo Chavez's accomplishments to his U.S. obits was like taking a trip through Alice's looking glass.
The removal of Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo is the latest in a series of actions against progressive governments in Latin America.
There is growing evidence that the United States was more than a bit player in the Honduran coup, writes columnist Conn Hallinan.
When it comes to changing term limits on Latin American presidents, U.S. lawmakers and pundits are applying a double standard--at least in Honduras and Colombia.
How we missed the signs.
It's a mistake to understand Honduras (or Latin America more generally) as driven by Cold War style conflicts between a pro-U.S. bloc and a pro-Chávez bloc.