Military junta


Military junta

A junta or military junta (play /ˈhʊntə/ or /ˈʌntə/) is a government led by a committee of military leaders. The term derives from the Spanish language junta meaning committee, specifically a board of directors. Sometimes it becomes a military dictatorship, though the terms are not synonymous.

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Well-known military juntas

Failed military juntas

Countries currently with juntas

  •  Fiji (2006–present)
  •  Egypt (2011–present)

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