Democratic military coup, offensive democracy or barbarism?
Would a democratic, stabilizing coup/ putsch, which prevented paralyzing states of emergency due to the questioning of election results and delegitimization of democracy (also by means of the Supreme Court), in the West and preparation for a civil war and a dictatorship, be conceivable and desirable, a defensive and offensive democracy and only by a democratic coup that could be carried out by responsible generals like General Milley as the new „Ike“ or prevent a Le Pen as the new Russian Vichy government and let a new De Gaulle emerge on the scene if Macron has finished. In Germany it is not yet so acute, but parts of the right-wing extremists are already preparing for their coup and Höcke has a Croatian Ustasha fascist get weapons in his area. Then, in an emergency, the answer against former German general Seeckt’s sense would be recommended: Troops shoot at troops, in order to stop misunderstandings right away. In addition to the plans for peak oil and environmental catastrophes that have already been worked out, the military could have a further stabilizing function in a West that has still to function at all, should “the West collapse.” The Russian propgandanda calle it ”the deep state”, but at the monent you don´t have the impression that this deeper state exists in this dimensions. But maybe he should. On the one hand in terms of democracy, on the other hand in terms of national security, which cannot allow the USA to be paralyzed as a world power. The fact is: „Pacifism and militarism are just two destructive sides of a coin that was coined for lack of defensive and offensive democracy“. This does not mean neocon-democratization wars like the Iraq war or the Libyan war, but rather the internal, well-fortified democracy that can develop before a dictator and tyrant can establish himself. A kind of preemptive strike domestically. In addition, there is an older text that also addressed this:
“Coup or civil war in 2024- on which side will the US military stand?
Global Review once wrote an article in which we advocated a democratic military coup under Chief of Staff Milley in the event of civil war-like conditions and the threat of Trump or a similar figure taking power in order to protect the USA as a world power from paralysis and a worldwide power vacuum that would threaten everyone to preserve. A green friend said that democracy and military coup / military would be mutually exclusive. I argued that this could be an emergency solution, a kind of transition until stable democratic conditions are restored and the US military under Milley and Hodges especially stand for the liberal democracy and are not strictly anti-democratic like the German military before 1945. I also referred to the Turkish military. which withdrew to the barracks 2-3 years after each coup, although it still secured a say through the National Security Council like Deng did with the Central Military Commission, but then allowed democratic elections again. Incidentally, the mistake at the time was that NATO and the EU pushed ahead with the reforms in Turkey against the military, did not remove the 10% hurdle and saw Erdogan as a reconciler between Islam and democracy, a Turkish CDU. Unfortunately, the Turkish military was prevented from deposing Erdogan like Erbakan by the West , which is why we are now experiencing neo-Ottoman expansionist wars and Erdogan’s dictatorship. In extreme cases, a democratic military coup would have made more sense. Likewise, the Turkish military has never been a club of human slaughter like Suharto in Indonesia or Pinochet and all the African and Latin American dictators. The question is whether that would be understood correctly in post-war pacifist Germany. Milley would be the right person: In terms of foreign policy, he is not aiming for a war with Russia and China, and unlike Ben Hodges, he has not openly advocated Biden either, but with other high-ranking generals he has clearly identified the storming of Capitol Hill and Trump as a danger. Milley isn’t Patton and McArthur, but rather a kind of Ike Eisenhower. Maybe even eligible after a democratic military coup, when Democrats and especially Republicans have proved unable to guarantee the country’s continued existence as a democracy. Meanwhile, ex-General Michael Flint is trying to organize fascist militias and US military for Trump for a day X