3 May 2021 - #MAGAanalysisPrep

Can't get to my essay till this afternoon, but you'll want to dig into #FromDictatorshipToDemocracy Chapter 4, Dictatorships have Weaknesses asap if you can! Here are today's study notes.
2) This clip is a PERFECT reflection of EXACTLY what Sharp is teaching us. Do check this out!

3) Then last for now, here's the list of weaknesses Sharp gives us, as I've reduced them to smallest number of terms possible:

1) Cooperation Needed
2) Regime's Past Policies
3) Less Able to Adjust
4) Personnel and Resources NOT Available
5) Subordinates NOT Reporting Accurately
4) Weaknesses list continued:

6) Ideology Erosion
7) Ideology Distraction From Reality
8) Deteriorating Efficiency
9) Internal Conflicts
10) Intellectuals Grow Restless
11) General Public Grow Skeptical
12) Segment Differences Grow Acute
13) Power Hierarchy Instability
5) Weaknesses list concluded:

14) Police or Military Pull Away
15) Time Pressure Mounts
16) Mistakes of Judgment, Policy, Action
17) Erosion of Power & Control
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