There is no need to have another coup plan unveiled, but Taraf daily insists on the new coup plan… some military officials might have planned these bloody plans.. in fact, most tactics were already employed in the 12 September 1980 coup… A roundup on Turkish politics follows…
Turkish military’s new coup plan irks some journalists
Ergenekon is accused of working to create a chaotic atmosphere in Turkey so people would welcome a military coup against the AK Party.
The fierce anti-government segment, which is a curious mixture of elitist academicians, pundits, ultra-nationalist propagandists, militarists, authoritarianist center-leftists and ultra-secular neo-republicans, etc., is busy trying to conceptualize the political era Turkey is in.
A country?s foreign policy varies according to the balance of power and national interests, but the major factors that determine foreign policy also include regime changes and the political pressure of the country?s general public.
If nothing goes wrong, the debates related to the drafting of a new democratic constitution will revisit the Turkish political agenda. In this context, the top judiciary should be reorganized.
Agos’ Editor: Ergenekon Case was Hrant Dink’s Dream
Journal of Turkish Weekly
?If Hrant were alive and saw the Ergenekon case, he would have been over the moon,? he told Today’s Zaman, Istanbul daily. * ?He would have supported the
MİT issues report on ‘covert’ Turkish Revenge Brigade
The voice recording features a conversation between Şevki Yiğit — the father of Ali Yiğit, one of the suspects in the Ergenekon trial — and a gendarmerie
The most popular debate these days is an argument advanced by opponents of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party), who claim that Turkey is moving toward ?civilian fascism? or ?authoritarianism? under the AK Party government, which has been a single-party government since 2002.
People inside the government are saying: ?The Kurdish Communities Union [KCK] operation that was planned and launched before the democratic initiative, in other words last summer, was postponed after the government pressed the button for the initiative.
The Journalists and Writers Foundation (GYV), already well known for organizing cool-headed and all-inclusive conferences on controversial issues, decided this time to exhaustively discuss the relations between Turkey and northern Iraq, aka Iraqi Kurdistan.
Sertaç Bucak, who is preparing to launch a new civilian initiative to support the Kurdish democratic movement, has said that the government should make its roadmap clearer to solve the Kurdish problem and immediately implement it.
Since the last days of 2009, Turkey has been discussing whether the country is heading toward ?civilian fascism,? a ?civilian coup? or ?civilian authoritarianism,? under the single-party rule of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party).
Hurriyet Daily News
Police conducted investigations at many locations in Istanbul and Ankara related to retired general and arrested Ergenekon suspect Levent Ersöz on Tuesday Dialogue between judge, Ergenekon suspect revealed
Phone conversations between a senior judge and an Ergenekon suspect in which the judge informs the suspect about the course of a legal case and praises him
2nd Ergenekon trial resumes, expected to proceed slowly
The second trial into Ergenekon, a clandestine gang charged with plotting to overthrow the government, in which 108 suspects including retired generals,
Military’s political status no longer sustainable, says Laçiner
?For example, the Council of State attack was linked to the Ergenekon network, and there were reports that security flaws played a large role in the deaths
Coup diarist Örnek hospitalized in İstanbul
Örnek, who is also a suspect in the ongoing trial into Ergenekon, a shadowy crime network that has alleged links within the state and is suspected of