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Hazem Kandil presents his new book: 'The Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in Regime Change'

When Oct 21, 2016
from 11:30 AM to 02:00 PM
Where ARB, room 119
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Hazem Kandil, Cambridge University Lecturer in Political Sociology and Fellow at St. Catherine's College, presents his latest book:  The Power Triangle:  Military, Security, and Politics in Regime Change.

 

 

Iran, Egypt, and Turkey all experienced remarkably similar coup-installed regimes in the middle of the twentieth century, and shared comparable state-building ambitions. Despite these similarities, each followed a different trajectory: Iran became an absolutist monarchy that was overthrown from below; Turkey evolved into a limited democracy; and Egypt metamorphosed into a police state. What accounts for this divergence?