Britain’s 42 coups since 1945

by Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 12 January 2023 The UK has planned or executed over 40 attempts to remove foreign governments in 27 countries since the end of the Second World War, involving the intelligence agencies, covert and overt military interventions and assassinations, Declassified has found. Probably the most well-known coup staged by British intelligence […]

Italy: Declassified

Articles 1976 “coup” ‘Sporchi trucchi’ (Guardian, 14 January 2008) ‘Britain joined plot to overthrow a Communist Italian government’ (Times, 14 January 2008) ‘From the secret papers of the Foreign Office the idea of a coup d’état in Italy’ – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, (In Italian) (La Repubblica, 13 January 2008)   Gladio network […]