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Democratic Revolutionary Insurgency as an Alternative Strategy

Published 1968

by Constantine Christo Menges


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A suggestion for an alternative to the present U.S. policy of allying the United States with regimes which have proven inefficient, corrupt, and unable to resist Communist movements. Repeated experience has demonstrated that such alliances have prevented or severely limited the capacity of the United States to promote any kind of permanent social-economic change, ultimately fueling a new outburst. An alternative would be to unite and support the best persons within the major social institutions in a cohesive movement opposed to both the corrupt government and the Communist insurgency. This democratic revolutionary movement, as the new legal regime, might then lay the ground work for permanent change rather than continuous repression under different labels.

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