The Turkish president has followed the attempted coup with a crackdown on judges, soldiers and even teachers, saying supporters of the the exiled cleric Fethullah Gülen are entrenched in positions of power.
Turkish academics targeted as government reacts to failed coup
The truth may emerge from an unexpected source: On 17 July the organization Wikileaks released nearly 300,000 emails harvested–by unknown means–from Turkish government officials going back as far as 2010. This cache of private communications may .
Thousands of Turks still protest in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, but there are growing fears that his crackdown may harm democracy almost as much as a military coup
Announcement made after president meets top security and cabinet officials in Ankara and amid continued purge of state institutions
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Cipher Brief | July 19, 2016
In a conversation with the Cipher Brief, Soner Cagaptay, the Beyer Family Fellow and director of the Turkish Research Program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, says he finds it “incredibly worrisome” that the failed military coup in Turkey could be the beginning of civil strife in that nation.