Turkey’s Curious Coup in 6 Questions


Date posted: September 19, 2017

A year after the Turkey’s coup attempt, there are still many questions that need to be considered.

Ismail Sezgin of Hizmet Studies, in this video, summarizes the findings that makes the coup attempt so curious and the positions of the Turkish Government, Gulen Movement, and Turkey’s Western allies.

 

Source: YouTube , September 19, 2017


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