American Coup: How a Terrified Government Is Destroying the by William M. Arkin

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By William M. Arkin

A beautiful exploration of the sophisticated erosion of freedom in an age of concocted worry and de facto army authority.

When we predict of an army coup, the 1st picture that involves brain is a common, status at a podium with a flag in the back of him, pointing out the deposing of elected leaders and the establishment of martial law.

Think again.

In AMERICAN COUP, William Arkin unearths the desk-bound takeover of the top reaches of presidency via a coterie of "grey men" of the nationwide safety institution. working among the strains of the structure this robust and unelected crew fights to save lots of the state from "terror" and guns of mass destruction whereas even as enhancing and undermining the very essence of the rustic. Many books are written approximately secrecy, surveillance, and govt law-breaking; none so powerfully divulge the reality of lifestyle during this kingdom of struggle.

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