"isLogged": "0", "hasAccess": "0", "subject": true, Page 113 note 1 Miners, op. 34–5Google Scholar; and Bienen, Henry, ‘The Background to Contemporary Studies of Militaries and Modernization’, in his The Military and Modernization (Chicago, 1971), p. 4.Google Scholar. 1979. Indeed, a field study tour conducted in 1960- 1 - the year of independence as it has been called - to investigate the place of the armed forces in societies in Africa did not provide the evidence on which to forecast the eventual spate of coups. Published February 12, 2017. Page 125 note 2 Welch, op. This data will be updated every 24 hours. Go to Table That doesn't mean that Thai culture itself is prone to coups. 181–91CrossRefGoogle Scholar; and Feldman, A. S., ‘Violence and Volatility: the likelihood of revolution’, in Eckstein, H. 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Mpanza, Siphesihle Trump Floats Coup Plan That’s So Wild Even Rudy Giuliani Is Terrified ... law and direct the military to hold a new election. Hopkins Fulfillment Services (HFS) 19–35.CrossRefGoogle Scholar. The present civilian government especially it agencies such as civil and public servant has the duty to operate a transparent administration and be accountable to its citizen. In the past several years there has been a proliferation of studies on coup d'états in Africa and the political role of African military structures. Trump Floats Coup Plan That’s So Wild Even Rudy Giuliani Is Terrified . The Press is home to the largest journal publication program of any U.S.-based university press. Conflicts afflicting African states are brought about by a number of factors, in an attempt to produce a typology of which is identifiable by sectors. 485–97,Google Scholar and ‘Military Coups and Political Development’, in World Polities, 01 1969, pp. "metrics": true, In advanced democracies, it is not a focus of politicians. Hence the civil–military coalition in Upper Volta, the civilianised Togolese régime, and the largely personal cliques of General Idi Amin in Uganda, and General Jean-Bedel Bokassa in the Central African Republic, have been dealt with as part and parcel of the same phenomena of ‘military régimes’, while the growing influence of the military in Gabon and Guinea has been left outside the scope of research. L04 The Nature of Military Coups The scene in the country’s capital during a military coup is one of desertion, with a dusk-to-dawn curfew enforced by military personnel and armored tanks rolling down the deserted streets, while fighter planes fly at top speeds over the city. cit. We have studied and found that civilian authority giving the space to military to intervene. Page 115 note 2 Grundy, Kenneth W., Conflicting Images of the Military in Africa (Nairobi, 1968).Google Scholar, Page 115 note 3 The most detailed espousal of this viewpoint is contained in Finer, op. A., Violence and Thought (London, 1969).Google Scholar For a definition of African élites, see the ‘Introduction’ in Lloyd, P. C., The New Elites of Tropical Africa (Harmondsworth, 1966).Google Scholar. 5, 12, 20–21, 61, and 430. Books Bolivia and Syria each have had eight coups in the past seven decades, while Argentina has had seven. Not all coups succeed: 328 attempted coups have failed in the 177 countries tracked by the center. By the end of 1966, military intervention in politics in Africa had become endemic with some countries suffering from coups and counter coups. HFS provides print and digital distribution for a distinguished list of university presses and nonprofit institutions. See The New York Times, 14 04 1972,Google Scholar for one tragic attempt to verify an inter-tribal massacre in the Mbarara barracks in Uganda. pp. According to this theory, a military intervention can happen as a result of disbelief in the socio-economic development of the country. Mlambo, Victor H. and 17 and 34–5. Lefever, op. The paper concludes that military interventions via coups were not entirely ‘wasted years’, but created some new management elites who contributed a lot to the economic, social and political developments of the country. Nigeria has seen 4 or 5 coups since 1966. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Artstor®, Reveal Digital™ and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. Military coups were occurred mainly for political crisis. Since the early 1960s, when most of the African countries began to achieve independence, more than fifty coups have taken place in the continent. 2020. For one justification of the coup, see General Ocran's letter in West Africa, 11 February 1972. The years are backdated because of unavailability of the data in developing countries regarding military interventions. The absence of successful coups doesn’t always guarantee peace though. Zeff, Eleanor E. Why? 179–93.Google Scholar. The dimensions of the constructs would also be much more difficult to quantify than Luckham tends to believe. (ed. The typology is, nevertheless, of great utility in understanding the variety of relationships possible. for this article. and Page 125 note 1 Quotations from Lefever, op. Command and General Staff College in partial . Nigeria experienced this problem during the military coups up to the beginning of the 1990s. In the latter half of the 19th century, the U.S. government initiated actions for regime change mainly in Latin America and the southwest Pacific, including the Spanish–American and Philippine–American wars. Nordlinger also adds: ‘In oligarchical societies the soldier is a radical, in societies dominated by the middle class the officers act as arbitrators among middle class groups; and when mass political participation is in sight, the soldier protects the existing order.’ This conclusion is similar to Huntington's in his Political Order in Changing Societies, pp. p. 43: ‘When the British were here, our interests were better protected.’. This paper has considers the interpretation of the empirical results of the developing literature on the demand for military spending that specifies a general model with arms race and spillover effects and estimates it on cross-section and panel data. THE IMPACT OF MILITARY COUPS D’ETAT ON WEST AFRICA’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT . Khisa, Moses Coup-proofing is a deliberate effort in authoritarian countries and in new democracies. Both their frequency in XII, No. The purpose of this case study is to look at the public opinion after military coups. The lower house i… Fuglestad, Finn pp. We have studied and found that civilian authority giving the space to military to intervene. 1. Read your article online and download the PDF from your email or your account. To understand the effect of military coups on economic development, I distinguished between coups occurring in democracies and those occurring in autocracies. If you should have access and can't see this content please, Politics and Change in Developing Countries, Elections and Coups in Sierra Leone, 1967, Central African Republic: a failure in de-colonization, The Uganda Coup – class action by the military, Creating Political Order: the party-states of West Africa, Conflicting Images of the Military in Africa, The Role of the Military in Underdeveloped Countries, Modernization and the Structure of Societies, ‘Praetorianism in Commonwealth West Africa’, in, ‘Military Coups and Political Development’, in, A Theoretical Approach to Military Rule in New States: referencegroup theory and the Ghanaian case, Patrimonialism and Political Change in the Congo. The military in Mali arrested the country’s president and prime minister on Tuesday in a coup staged after weeks of destabilizing protests over a … The second military overthrow was led by General Yakhya Khan in 1969 and holds his power upto 1971 for two years. cit. Military Coups and Military Régimes in Africa, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022278X00008107. Mistakenly, the study of civil-military relations in developing countries brings to mind mainly coups d’état and civil wars. The division also manages membership services for more than 50 scholarly and professional associations and societies. This study analyzed the causes of military coups and the consequences of military rule in the Third World during the 1960-1985 period. 228-251) found that military coups were relatively frequent in Latin American countries which ranked low on measures of what he termed social complexity. Since the end of the cold war, the world is a more complex place. The study of civil-military relations in the narrow sense referring mainly to military coups and interventions, ... Jerzy J. Wiatr, “Military Technocracy and Political Development: Divergent Roles of the Military in Developing Countries,” Indian Journal of Politics (Aligarh), Vol. Page 117 note 1 Feit, Edward, ‘The Rule of the Iron Surgeons: military government in Spain and Ghana’, in Comparative Politics, 07 1969, pp. pp. Coups have generally become rarity across Africa as democracy has taken hold. Their countries are often poor and corrupt — countries that previous research has shown are more susceptible to coup attempts. Even while most of these countries experienced several fresh coups, counter-coups, and abortive coups d'état, additional countries became infested with the disease. Growth of Military StatesAs late as 1961 the African image had not been tarnished to any great extent by the incidence of military coups. Page 111 note 4 Uganda, , Birth of the Second Republic (Entebbe, 1971).Google Scholar. With critically acclaimed titles in history, science, higher education, consumer health, humanities, classics, and public health, the Books Division publishes 150 new books each year and maintains a backlist in excess of 3,000 titles. Project MUSE® Both present and past historical experiences have shown that although the Page 107 note 2 See the cautionary remark made by Banks, A. S. and Textor, R. B., A Cross Polity Survey (Cambridge, 1963), p. 96.Google Scholar Recent statistics on military forces in Africa and their budgets are to be found in the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, World Military Expenditures, 1970 (Washington, 1971).Google Scholar, Page 107 note 3 For some conclusions based on assumptions of ‘modernisation’ of groups in Africa, see Melson, Robert and Wolpe, Howard, ‘Modernization and the Politics of Communalism: a theoretical perspective’, in The American Political Science Review (Berkeley), LXIV, 4, 12 1970, pp. The Military Coups in Mali. © 1982 The Johns Hopkins University Press 3, December 1978, pp. Economic, Financial, and Technical Series (Exeter), 03 1972, p. 2299.Google Scholar, Page 120 note 3 Afrique nouvelle, 7 10 1971.Google Scholar. To access this article, please, Access everything in the JPASS collection, Download up to 10 article PDFs to save and keep, Download up to 120 article PDFs to save and keep. DANIEL DEE ZIANKAHN, JR, MAJOR, ARMED FORCES OF LIBERIA . Page 108 note 4 Huntington, Samuel P., ‘Political Development and Political Decay’, in World Politics (Princeton), 04 1965, p. 417.Google Scholar See also O'Connell, James, ‘The Inevitability of Instability’, in The Journal of Modern African Studies, v, 2, 09 1967, pp. Socially and economically stable countries are less prone to military coups. 1134 and 1144. 78–9; and Decalo, Samuel, ‘Regionalism, Politics, and the Military in Dahomey’, in Journal of Developing Areas (Macomb, Ill.), 04 1973.Google Scholar, Page 111 note 2 Kalck, Pierre, Central African Republic: a failure in de-colonization (New York, 1971), p. 152.Google Scholar. p. 105. Still have questions? Chile - Chile - The military dictatorship, from 1973: On September 11, 1973, the armed forces staged a coup d’état. Page 119 note 3 Kalck, op. Render date: 2021-01-07T18:00:20.852Z To become a member of a group in the psychological sense implies the internalization of its central norms and values – for to be a member implies certain modes of thought and behavior.’, Page 121 note 4 Ocran, K. A., A Myth is Broken (London, 1968),Google Scholar and Afrifa, A. Operation Guitar Boy, the attempted counter-coup in Ghana, was an example of this kind of unrest. My own work on civilmilitary relations (in preparation in a book tentatively… This situation is not propitious for economic development. I would say that here in the United States or Canada that we do not have military coups because we are a democratic society. Updated December 19, 2017. Pellegata, Alessandro While this might have been true several decades ago, the current state-of-the-art of this field of study is very different, as this rich volume methodically clarifies. Using a combination of propaganda, bribery and intimidation, he hoped to cajole the legislature into putting him in charge. Page 111 note 3 This somewhat different interpretation of events leading up to the coup in Bangui does not discount the various other factors involved, including the corporate threat to the army contained in the slashed 1966 budget (Kaick, op. 1975. Given time, unscrupulous leaders can hollow out democracy completely. p. 152), or army grumbles against the free-spending politicians who appeared to have corralled all the ‘best women’ in Bangui (Lee, op. Page 114 note 4 E.g. Main problem with comparative study is to find current and dependable data. Page 123 note 2 West Africa, 10 March 1972. Page 119 note 4 West Africa, 7 04 1972.Google Scholar Significantly, Colonel Acheampong recently ordered the reorganisation of this force, and summary sentences for those discovered co-operating with smugglers from across the border. Together again. cit. To launch a coup, you have to gamble that you will have enough support from key parts of the military and enough tolerance from the rest. At first glance, it seems like a strange question, and the idea of a military coup in a developed and seemingly stable Western democracy feels far-fetched. by . Today, in the latest development in Guinea-Bissau's coup, the military said it wouldn't release the country's interim president until "conditions allow." Page 124 note 1 Price recognises – World Politics, p. 429 – some of these limitations when he states in his conclusion: ‘To the degree that the socialization of officers in new states differs, or to the degree that it changes over time within the same State, differences can be expected in the nature of military rule.’ However, the socialisation of officers will differ, even given the same stimulus and similar individuals, due to variations of personality. Page 117 note 2 Kiba, Simon, ‘La Vole de la “Nouvelle Marche” au Togo avec le RPT’, in Afrique nouvelle, 31 03 1972.Google ScholarMesan is still largely a paper structure, and the Congolese P.C.T., captured by militant elements, has not evoked much mass participation. pp. 4, ‘Private Armies’. Query parameters: { The journal highlights current work in human rights research and policy analysis, reviews of related books, and philosophical essays probing the fundamental nature of human rights as defined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. 361–79.Google Scholar. This study presents the initial results of an 2013. 2, p. 603.Google Scholar See also Pye, Lucian, Aspects of Political Development (Boston, 1966)Google Scholar; and Bell, M. J. V., ‘The Military in the New States of Africa’, in Van Doom, Jacques (ed. We develop a structural understanding of coup risk as distinct from proximate causes of coups as well as coup-proofing strategies that regimes implement to avert coups. and Occurrence of Coups D’état in Developing Countries 55 Several theoretical studies have tried to elaborate a universal definition of coups that could accurately describe the change of political regimes in a large sample of heterogeneous societies. Military Coups and Military Régimes in Africa - Volume 11 Issue 1. A. Mazrui and D. Rothchild, ‘The Soldier and State in East Africa: some theoretical conclusions on the army mutinies of 1964’, in Mazrui, A. Relevance. "crossMark": true, Armies have been analysed in terms of their social and ethnic composition, training, ideology, and socialising influences. General Studies . See also Pye, Lucian, ‘Armies in the Process of Political Modernization’, in Johnson, J. J. Three overlapping debates dominated the literature on the military in developing countries during the 1960s and 1970s. In advanced democracies, it is not a focus of politicians. Rather than solve African contemporary political and socio-econo- mic problems, military coups d'etat in Africa have tended to drive the continent into even further suffering and turmoil. Check out using a credit card or bank account with. The occurrences of coups were estimated by using an ordinary least square (OLS) multiple regression method for the period between 1970 and 1980. 2019. and JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. 0 0. How should democratic governments go about establishing civilian control of the armed forces? Notable counter-coups include the Ottoman countercoup of 1909, the 1960 Laotian counter-coup, the Indonesian mass killings of 1965–66, the 1966 Nigerian counter-coup, the 1967 Greek counter-coup, 1971 Sudanese counter-coup, and the Coup d'état of December Twelfth in South Korea . 1983. Reno, William p. 226. 141–8 and 159–83. The usurpers do so not for personal gain, but for the benefit of many. 2020. cit., and Janowitz, op. The U.S. Marine Corps began to specialize in long-term military occupation of these countries, primarily to safeguard customs revenues which were the cause of local civil wars. Theoretical insights into factors that predispose regimes toward coup vulnerability provide the groundwork for an improved measure based on strength of civil society, legitimacy, and past coups. 1112–30.Google Scholar, Page 108 note 1 Dowse, Robert E., ‘The Military and Political Development’, in Leys, Cohn (ed), Politics and Change in Developing Countries (Cambridge, 1969), p. 213.Google Scholar, Page 108 note 2 The fullest tabulation of structural deficiencies underlying instability in Africa is contained in Zolberg, Aristide, ‘Military Intervention in the New States of Tropical Africa: elements of comparative analysis’, in Bienen, Henry (ed. Conflicts within the political leadership are among the most common form of political strife. Thailand has had the most coups, with 10; it also was the site of the world’s most recent coup, in May 2014, the culmination of months of political violence and turmoil. Page 109 note 4 Cf. HFS clients enjoy state-of-the-art warehousing, real-time access to critical business data, accounts receivable management and collection, and unparalleled customer service. Christopher. pp. Taylor, Edgar C. }. Hope this helps. Page 121 note 3 Price, , World Politics, pp. countries where military coups have taken place between 1970-1980.? 1131–48. ), The Military Intervenes (New York, 1968),Google Scholar and in Welch, Claude E., ‘Soldier and State in Africa’, in The Journal of Modern African Studies (Cambridge), v, 3, 11 1967, pp. 1–2, 10, 19–20, 67, 72, and 186. After more than a quarter century, Human Rights Quarterly is widely recognized as the leader in the field of human rights. This rise in political decay has significantly affected economic development. cit. "peerReview": true, 8 years ago. Savage and Caverley compare this data with lists of successful and attempted coups led by military officers (89 percent of coups over this period were). By providing decision makers with insight into complex human rights issues, the Quarterly helps to define national and international human rights policy. These included military presence in Cuba, Panama with the Panama Canal Zone, Haiti (1915–35), Dominican Republic (1916–24) and Nicaragua (1912–1925) & (1926–33). They revolved initially around the conditions of democracy and civilian control. Types . (ed. Only a quarter of the 24 coups attempted so far this decade have succeeded (including Zimbabwe’s, though the situation there is still fluid), compared with well over half between 1946 and 1969. ), Internal War (New York, 1964).Google Scholar, Page 108 note 5 Cf. With a personal account, you can read up to 100 articles each month for free. Carbone, Giovanni pp. p. 174. If we study the previous military coup in the country we will know that lack of transparent and accountable government contribute to the factor by which those coups occur. Three Countries Where Military Coups (Eventually) Brought Back Democracy. Moreover, such an objection does not cope with the problem of élites already in the army who might develop such political ambitions. Human Rights Quarterly Downloadable! In fact, only Lesotho has had two. Page 115 note 1 Dowse would reject such a stress on personal ambitions, because in his view there are alternate ladders to social power for upward-moving élites; loc. Galetovic and Sanhueza (1999) stress some of the distinctive features of coups. cit. The Quarterly provides information on important developments within the United Nations, and governmental and non-governmental regional human rights organizations. At the outset the junta received the support of the oligarchy and of a sizable part of the middle class. He offers a parsimonious theory with a clear set of predictions about the dynamics and the outcomes of coups." Each officer will accept or reject particular influences or actions not in conformity with his own self-image or scale of values, producing different composites of attitudinal and behavioural characteristics which Cannot easily be predicted. "clr": true, Civil-military relations in developing countries The purpose of this paper is to review some of the structural determin-ants of the interaction between the civilian government and military organizations in developing countries. In this work, Janowitz emphasizes the role of political conditions in the emergence of military interventions in developing countries. Why? Page 123 note 1 One Commentator points out that even prior to the devaluation, a typical major's pay had declined from N 215 to N 125 under the onslaught of Busia's July 1971 budget; Bennett, Valerie P., ‘The Military under the Busia Government’, in West Africa, 25 02 1972.Google Scholar The army's Corporate grumbles were so strongly phrased that practically the entire press accepted this as the basic reason for the coup; see, for example, The New York Times, 17 and 22 01 1972.Google Scholar Busia, in London, called it an ‘officers’ amenities coup’, and Bennett noted in another article, ‘The “Nonpoliticians” Take Over’, in Africa Report, 04 1972, p. 20,Google Scholar that all the other complaints voiced by Acheampong ‘would probably not have been enough to bring down Busia if his government had not attempted to apply austerity measures to the military’. B.S., A.M.E … Coup-proofing is a deliberate effort in authoritarian countries and in new democracies. Slater, Robert O. Halperin (1975) notes that even in the USA, the military poses a unique set of problems for presidents. Aid and Coups d'Etat Aspects of the Impact of American Military Assistance Programs in the Less Developed Countries EDWARD THOMAS ROWE Department of Political Science Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University U.S. military aid to low-income societies has been justified in a variety of ways. Thousands of officers from developing countries have passed through IMET over the decades. Peterson, Derek R. Coups are usually messy, violent affairs that smash democracy to install dictatorships. cit. Thailand has developed what experts call a "coup culture." Anocracy coups, in countries affected by extreme political polarization, form a second category of military coups that looks set to increase. Gurr, Ted, ‘Psychological Factors in Civil Violence’, in World Politics, 01 1968Google Scholar; Davies, James, ‘Towards a Theory of Revolution’, in The American Sociological Review (Washington), 02 1962Google Scholar; Nesvold, Betty, ‘Scalogram Analysis of Political Violence’, in Comparative Political Studies (Beverly Hills), 07 1969Google Scholar; and also Ivo, and Feieraband, R., ‘Aggressive Behavior within Polities’, in The Journal of Conflict Resolution (Ann Arbor), 07 1966.Google Scholar, Page 109 note 5 Zolberg, Aristide, ‘The Structure of Political Conflict in the New States of Tropical Africa’, in The American Political Science Review, 03 1968, p. 75.Google Scholar The theme of a ‘corporate interests’ threat is familiar to observers of the Latin American scene, and is not strictly new in African studies except in terms of the recent frequency and emphasis with which it is raised. With the support of several high-level co-conspirators, including two of the five directors, Napoleon arranged for a special legislative session to take place outside Paris on November 10. Page 121 note 2 It could also be noted that Mapp's previously cited factor analysis, restricted to African data, did not come up with any statistically meaningful correlations between some of the variables used by Nordlinger. MUSE delivers outstanding results to the scholarly community by maximizing revenues for publishers, providing value to libraries, and enabling access for scholars worldwide. pp. Published online by Cambridge University Press:  Many reasons have been adduced to explain the frequency of military intervention in the politics of African states with Nigeria as a case study. According to Janowitz, coercion is one of the crucial factors that lead to military interventions in developing countries. 411–13. Page 109 note 6 A somewhat different typobogy has been developed by Luckham, A. R., ‘A Comparative Typology of Civil-Military Relations’, in Government and Opposition (London), Winter 1971 pp. * Views captured on Cambridge Core between September 2016 - 7th January 2021. BAMAKO, Mali — Mali is a landlocked country located in the Western part of Africa. Military coups are no longer an attractive international activity to shape internal affairs of smaller, poorer countries. To launch a coup, you have to gamble that you will have enough support from key parts of the military and enough tolerance from the rest. Nelkin, Dorothy, ‘The Economic and Social Setting of Military Takeovers in Africa’, in Journal of Asian and African Studies (Leiden), II, 1968, p. 231Google Scholar: ‘in every country, the issues which best account for the case of military access to power, relate to economic circumstances and their social consequences’. cit. Mlambo, Daniel N. cit. Military interventions usually take place in countries with low-income status. Fossum 'Factors Influencing the Occurrence of Military Coups d'Etat in Latin America' Vol. McGowan, Pat Intense debate has focused around the overt and covert reasons for their intervention in the political arena. Page 127 note 1 Quotations from First, op. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Brigadier Suleiman Hussein, who was elevated to the latter post in October 1970, was murdered shortly after Amin took over. United States involvement in regime change has entailed both overt and covert actions aimed at altering, replacing, or preserving foreign governments. In fact, the success rate of coup attempts has fallen over time. Historically, Mali’s powerful empires have created a society known for its advancements in mathematics, astronomy, art and architecture. Higgott, Richard ), Bureaucracy and Political Development (Princeton, 1963).Google Scholar. 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