A BBC piece on “Bringing Turkey’s coup leaders to book

Bringing Turkey’s coup leaders to book Jonathan Head By Jonathan Head BBC News, Istanbul Troops seal off main road in Ankara (15 Sept 1980) Hundreds of thousands of people were detained after the coup and many were tortured For 30 years, the officers who led the last military takeover in Turkey have lived secure in … Read more

Who gives a s*hit any more? Chief of Staff did not attend the President’s reception…

The army is in a losing battle. They have lost most of their ground. It seems that they cannot even control their (supposedly) tightly sealed structure (ie. latest spy operation) I personally do not give a shit; better not to see uniformed people among civilians… Turkey’s Chief of Staff Gen. Isik Kosaner, right, shakes hands … Read more