[LISTEN] I don't think we are on the verge of a coup - analyst
The City Press has reported that South Africa narrowly averted a rebellion by soldiers loyal to former president Jacob Zuma on the eve of his forced resignation earlier in the year.
Military & defence analyst at Jane’s Defence Weekly Helmoed Heitman says there are issues in the defence force but he doubts such a thing could be possible.
When we had the integration of the forces after 1994 a lot of them were very politicised. They came out of the guerilla movement. That's inevitable.Helmoed Heitman, Military & Defence analyst at Jane’s Defence Weekly
But the people I know today have become professionals and they view politicians as very negative and I don't think they would want to get involved in politics.Helmoed Heitman, Military & Defence analyst at Jane’s Defence Weekly
Heitman says the SANDF is not politicised and SA is not on the verge of a coup.
I don't think we are on the verge of a coup and I don't if anyone wanted to try that it would work.Helmoed Heitman, Military & Defence analyst at Jane’s Defence Weekly
Listen to why Heitman thinks a coup will not work...
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