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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 ...
military, democracy, , Egypt
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 ...
military, dictatorship, transition to democracy, Brazil
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 ...
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 | May 2016
Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new—and ...
military, politics, Chávez, Bolivar, soldiers, alliances, Venezuela
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 ...
civilian, military, powers, coup, civil-military relations, Turkey
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 | May 2015
Land has always been an important site of struggle in Mexico, often bringing peasant movements and peasant communities into conflicts with the ...
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 ...
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 ...
Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile
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.
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 ...
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, ...