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Following Les Guetteurs [the Lookouts], the first history of French Intelligence as told by its heads, here is Les Protecteurs, the inside history of the National Gendarmerie.
What is power? This wonderfully written book, powerfully argued, enhanced with contemporary examples, attempts to respond to that crucial question.
How can one explain the fact that the greatest and the oldest democracies were able, in just a few weeks, sometimes in just a few days, to collapse?
A work of reflection on institutions, their strengths, and their weaknesses, and the reason for their endurance.