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PORTUGAL: FROM EMPIRE TO SMALL COUNTRY

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CIA-RDP85T01058R000202700001-5
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December 22, 2016
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October 30, 2009
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1
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April 17, 1985
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REPORT
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Central Intelligence Agency
Washington. D.C. 20505
DIRECTORATE OF INTELLIGENCE
17 April 1985
Portutal: From Empire To Small Country
Summary
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Portugal is a poor country with a rich history. It
became a nation state in 1140, when most of the countries of
modern Europe had not yet taken shape. It has failed to
keep pace with its neighbors, however, in its political,