The Making of Europe's Cuba

Moss, Robert
April 1975
National Review;4/11/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p389
This article analyzes similarities between the Communist takeover efforts in Portugal in March 1975 to the Communist takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1948. It is reported that the Communists and the Marxist officers in the Armed Forces Movement seized on the events of March 11, 1975 to purge their enemies. And formalize their own power in a way which means that the elections scheduled in May 1975, if held at all, will be at best an academic irrelevance and at worst the rubberstamping of a Communist dictatorship thinly disguised by the fact that many of its leaders are wearing uniforms.


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