Anarchy as Prelude

November 1975
National Review;11/7/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 43, p1223
The article presents information on the social and political conditions in Portugal. There is no genuine government, no single locus of sovereignty and authority in Portugal. Moreover, it is claimed that, Portugal is very close to civil war. The Constituent Assembly has disappeared from sight. No one in Portual pays attention to the decisions of the nominal government, few even to those of the Armed Forces Council.


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