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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 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...

Turkey Coup Plot: Erdogan Says All Suspects Will Face Trial

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister vowed Friday to put everyone who conspired against the country's democracy on trial, as the number of m...

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...

Dozens Killed As Turkey Prolongs Iraq Offensive

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Turkish troops pressed a major ground offensive against Kurdish rebels in neighbouring Iraq for a third day Saturday as Ankara said dozens of rebels a...