No, it’s not a coup — It’s a failed ‘self-coup’ that will undermine US leadership and democracy worldwide

The shocking sight of a mob of Americans taking over the Capitol elicited speculation about whether this is a coup, an insurrection, a riot, or thuggery. On this occasion, we can learn something from other countries. Latin America has a history of autogolpes, or “self-coups.” This is the term for efforts by sitting executives to … Continue reading No, it’s not a coup — It’s a failed ‘self-coup’ that will undermine US leadership and democracy worldwide