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Tag: Ambassador Lincoln Gordon

  • Sunday, April 15th 2012 - 03:41 UTC

    The 1964 “Made in Brazil” coup and US contingency support-plan if the plot stalled

    At Jango's burial in Sao Borja thousands took to the streets

    Do friendly countries make contingency plans for landing Marines in the big cities of other friendly countries? Even if it’s only to be done in a worthy cause—like supporting a military takeover of a democratically-elected government? During the recent trip to Washington of Brazilian President Dilma Roussief there was a public effort by both sides to “accent the positive” but perhaps there should have been some hard questions behind closed doors.