…because cosmic room residents were busy with creating internal enemies and crushing them….
Kenan Evren (L), former chief of staff who could lead the coup d’etat and İlker Başbuğ (R) who could not lead perform the coup d’etat. Eminimsi blog plays with a traditional drawing that compares the vendor who sells on cash and who sells on account…
All eyes in Turkey have turned to two top-secret rooms at the Ankara headquarters of the Tactical Mobilization Group, a unit under the General Staff?s Special Forces Command, which have been searched by civilian prosecutors and police officers for the past four days.
The alleged plot against Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç continues to hold the media?s attention. At the beginning of the investigation certain media outlets and politicians tried to ridicule it; however, as the investigation deepened they realized that the accusations were serious and that some officers may have indeed been involved in the alleged plot.
The demise of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s also marked an end to the perception of a communist threat. The world?s nations then began to restructure their armed forces to address potential new threats that emerged as asymmetric threats. Turkey, a NATO member, has already been fighting terrorism since 1984.
An indictment in the largest and most explosive trial in Turkish history claims that an ultranational gang plotted to overthrow the government. The trial has raised tensions between Turkey’s secular military and the ruling party, the AKP, which swept to power in 2002 by a rising class of Turks who identify themselves as religious Muslims.
In Turkey these days, people can?t stop talking of clashes between certain institutions. Up until now, though, such a concept did not exist, since one institution always had its way, and when it didn?t, its leadership would be changed.
As the most recent meeting of the National Security Council (MGK) was in progress, archives belonging to the most secretive unit of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), the Tactical Mobilization Group, were thoroughly examined by prosecutors and judges.
Although the Turkish finance sector did well during this crisis in the finance sector, the real side of the economy sustained a harsh blow. In terms of the contraction in gross domestic product (GDP), the decline in production, the loss of export markets and the rise in unemployment Turkey is among the top three worst countries.
Former military judge Kardaş evaluates the search at the Special Forces Command as “an opportunity to eliminate the counter guerrillas and Gladio”. Kardaş said the unit established by NATO in 1952 has no legal base anymore and should be abrogated.
A recently uncovered assassination plot against Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç, one of the most outspoken and straightforward figures from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party), has increased tension in Ankara with the deepening of an investigation into the case over the weekend.
After 2 military officers were arrested last week because of an alleged assassination plan regarding Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç, prosecutors searched premises of the Special Forces Command in 3 consecutive raids. The duration of custody for 8 arrested soldiers has been prolonged.