Book Excerpt: The Terrible Beauty of Dictatorship

The Terrible Beauty of Dictatorship By Colm Gillis KDP, 2016   V.1 Martial Law   Martial law is the equivalent of the French state of siege in England and a form of martial law, even having the same name when translated directly into French, had existed in France from 1789-1793. [1] The strongest opinion holds…

Dictatorship Blog: 9 November 2015

The common law is the common and sensible way of doing things (most of the time). Whereas in France, the equivalent of martial law, the state of siege, has to be declared by a higher authority, i.e. President or Council of Ministers, in common law countries “necessity” dictates martial law.