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Left Face: Soldier Unions and Resistance Movements in Modern Armies

Author(s): David Cortright, Max Watts

Greenwood Press, Westport CT, 1991, pp. 296

The chapter ‘The Philippines: another Portugal?’, pp. 220-28, challenges the view that the Reformed Armed Forces Movement was ever a revolutionary movement, concluding ‘The primary thrust for the overthrow of Marcos and the installation of Cory Aquino came from the people themselves, notably the church and the middle classes’.