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CMI Insight | Sep 2014
In 1964, a military dictatorship that would last for 21 years was installed in Brazil. After a relatively smooth transition to democracy in 1985, Brazil ...
military, dictatorship, transition to democracy, Brazil
CMI Insight | Oct 2013
The Egyptian military has been playing a decisive role in national politics since the eruption of the 2011 uprisings. The Supreme Council of Armed ...
military, democracy, , Egypt
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2015
In today's Egypt, you cannot miss it: the heavy presence of the military institution in the economy. The Egyptian military owns business enterprises that ...
Egypt, business, military, economy
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2014
Civil-military relations constitute a crucial element in the transition to substantive democracy all over the world. During periods of authoritarianism ...
Literature review, Civil Military relations, military, Latin America
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2016
This CMI Working Paper presents an analysis of civilian-military relations in Turkey, casting light on institutional, legal and economic aspects that ...
civilian, military, powers, coup, civil-military relations, Turkey
CMI Working Paper | May 2016
Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new—and controversial—role ...
military, politics, Chávez, Bolivar, soldiers, alliances, Venezuela
CMI Insight | May 2015
Land has always been an important site of struggle in Mexico, often bringing peasant movements and peasant communities into conflicts with the Mexican ...
News | 2 Mar 2011
Questions are raised about the intentions of the Egyptian armed forces and if they will stretch to meet the people´s demands. Voices in the international community are concerned. With good reason.
News | 27 Jun 2013
The Egyptian military has a long history of safeguarding the Egyptian people from oppressive regimes. As the Morsi-government fails to curb the economic decline and growing unemployment, the Egyptian people once again turn their attention to the military in hope of rescue.
CMI Insight | Feb 2016
The courtroom has become an increasingly common meeting place for retired military officials, and victims and their families who have suffered various ...
Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile
Egypt's constitutional cul-de-sac: Enabling military oversight and a security state in a nominally democratic order
CMI Insight | Apr 2014
Egyptians began 2014 being summoned back to the polls for the third time in three years on a constitutional matter. This time, as in the past two ...
In the business of peace: the political influence of private military and security companies on UN peacekeeping
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Private military and security companies increasingly perform services for the UN. The article describes how these companies are used by the UN organization ...
News | 17 Sep 2015
When general al-Sisi appeared wearing a suit for the first time, it caused public outrage among the middle class in Egypt. It also sparked immediate speculations of a presidential run. The suit became another symbol of the blurred lines between military and civilian relations.
Project | Jan - Dec 2012
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, CMI ...