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Turkey in Disarray

Allan Topol | Posted 12.28.2013 | World
Allan Topol

In an effort to make himself the leader of the Islamic Middle Eastern world, Erdogan decimated that relationship which has cost Turkey in terms of shared intelligence about hostile neighbors including Iran.

Turkish Puts Military On Alert

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2013 | World

(Adds quotes, meeting on possible refugee influx) ANKARA, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Turkey has put its armed forces on alert to guard against...

Syria's Fault? Confusion Arises Over Downed Turkish Jet

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

ANKARA, July 12 (Reuters) - Turkish armed forces statements over the loss of a warplane off the Syrian coast last month are fuelling speculation the...

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...