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Deputy PM: Turkey Could Use Army Against Protesters

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

ANKARA, June 17 (Reuters) - Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said on Monday Turkey could deploy "elements of the armed forces" to help quell anti-...

The Real Reason Behind The Turkish Generals' Mass Resignation

Hurriyet/Worldcrunch | Ismet Berkin | Posted 10.05.2011 | World

Turkey's top military brass resigned en masse, setting off speculation of why, and what will happen next. But the origins of the move can be traced to...

The End Of The Kemalist Affair?

Slate | Christopher Hitchens | Posted 10.01.2011 | World

To read of the stunning news, of the almost-overnight liquidation of the Ataturkist or secularist military caste, and to try to do so from the standpo...

Turkish Military's Chiefs Of Staff Step Down

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — The chiefs of staff of Turkey's military stepped down Friday as tensions dramatically increased over the arrest of dozens of office...

Turkey Coup Plot: 50 Commanders Held

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Once they were untouchable. Some were members of Turkey's elite military class known as "pashas," a title of respect harking ba...