military rule

Brazil’s Military Takeover in Rio Sparks Authoritarian Fears

March 2, 2018

Deeply unpopular Brazilian President Michel Temer issued a decree to put the military in charge of security in Rio de Janeiro instead of police, dubiously claiming the purpose is to crack down on crime. But many Brazilians worry that it’s the first stage in a return to military rule, explains journalist Brian Mier

Egyptian Army Coup Topples President Morsi

July 4, 2013

Jubilation in the streets as Army removes Pres. Morsi and suspends constitution, some Egyptian TV stations shutdown by military forces

Egyptian Pres. Morsi Strikes Down Army’s Ultimatum While Deadline Quickly Approaches

July 2, 2013

Journalists Rania Al Malky & Mohamed Elmeshad discuss the potential for a coup and whether new elections would delay democracy and usher military rule