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Failed coup in Turkey – a few initial thoughts

When I first heard that a coup was in progress in Turkey my first thought was that it was the USA’s way to punish Erdogan for his sudden apology to Russia.  Yes, sure, I realized that there were many other ...

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Andrew Korybko analysis of Turkish coup attempt

Andrew Korybko left a link to his latest Turkish analysis in our comments section. I have copied the article in full here. I communicated with Saker and it was decided that the article should be published under commenter’s corner for ...

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60 People Killed in Turkey Amid Failed Military Coup

A failed military coup has left scores dead throughout Turkey including 60 civilian protesters who heeded the call of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to resist the attempt to overthrow the democratically elected government. UPDATE: According to NTV, Erdogan’s residence in ...

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Turkey’s President Erdogan Lands in Istanbul, Will Address Nation Amid Coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport in a bid to address the nation and reestablish control over the government after a coup attempt was unleashed on the country during his vacation. An aircraft carrying President ...

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Turkish Authorities Claim Coup Attempt Suppressed, Mutineers Being Arrested

According to the Istanbul governor, the military coup attempt has been suppressed.  The commander of Istanbul’s 3rd Corps has reportedly issued a televised order for all troops to return to barracks.  State television channel TRT reports that four soldiers have ...

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Erdogan Blames Gulenist Network, Calls on Public to Fight in Public Squares

Speaking on CNN Turk by phone, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to the country from a safe space calling on them to fight back against the military coup by taking ground in public spaces and the airport.   Turkish ...

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38 killed, 147 injured in suicide bombing, gunfire at istanbul airport (video, photo)

The Turkish Justice Minister has confirmed 10 people dead and different sources report about around 147 injured in two suicide bombings and gunfire at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. The attackers detonated exposive devises at the x-ray security checkpoint after being fired on by ...

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Videos: Amazing scene in the Turkish Parliament

A Kurdish MP from Ferhat Encu has openly defined the regime in Ankara and denied the legitimacy of the Turkish presence in Kurdistan. For that he was attacked by Turkish MP who threatened to shoot him on the spot. Listen ...

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Turkey Takes Steps to Destabilize Caucasus and Crimea

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Video: Turk oil smugglers HAVING A Terrible DAY on the roads

An oil is any neutral, nonpolar chemical substance that is a viscous liquid at ambient temperatures and is both hydrophobic (immiscible with water, literally “water fearing”) and lipophilic (miscible with other oils, literally “fat loving”). Oils have a high carbon ...

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