Erdogan Unraveling
Turkish PM Supports Retrial for Officers Convicted of Coup Plot
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  • bigfire

    It still astonishes me how Erdogan got away with the military purge last time. Unlike most other nation, it is WRITTEN into constitution by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk that Military is the guardian of the country, not the civilian elected politicians, and they have a duty to remove those that stray from its intend. Lets see how this pans out.

  • Maynerd

    Erdogan is bad news. He plays the conspiratorial anti-semitic global banking cartel card reflexively. His economic “miracle” was largely based on an easy credit import fueled consumption party. Thankfully the EU did not admit this developing Turkish train wreck.

    Obama and his advisers erred in befriending this wannabee dictator in democratic clothing.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    I have no doubt that Erdogan has done every thing possible to make himself Tyrant and President for life. Railroading the military was just one of the criminal activities he has performed.

  • Jim__L

    The truth about Turkey’s “murky politics” is the the military overthrows the civilian government on a regular basis. When this sort of thing happens in Egypt, VM treats those who don’t call it a coup with a great deal of irony and snark.

    Why is it so implausible to VM that these military officers might actually have been guilty of plotting, well, a coup?

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