The coup was ______ in this country by the United States.
It was indeed United States that ______ the coup in this country.
If the problems take a turn to the worse, then the army would ______ a coup.
I want a verb for the blanks. In the above contexts, the United States or the army are meant to be the main agency in doing the coup.
I thought about run/ran and set. Are these idiomatic suggestions? Any better suggestions?