Causes of the 1967 Greek Coup

  title={Causes of the 1967 Greek Coup},
  author={C. Kassimeris},
  journal={Democracy and Security},
  pages={61 - 72}
The purpose of this article is to discuss the factors that led to the imposition of the 1967 military regime in Athens. The so-called “conspiracy theories” have thus far suggested that the US influenced the turn of events, however, without the support of the necessary evidence. Recently declassified material of the US Department of State will allow us to examine all such allegations, as well as the perception that Andreas Papandreou posed a serious threat to constitutional democracy. The… Expand
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