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Old 07-16-2016, 01:31 AM   #36
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Looks like the coup is over. Erdogan wins.

I know a little about Turkey. It's a major ISIS hub and has served as one of the major waypoints into funneling resources in and out of the Islamic State.

Erdogan is pals with Putin, and though he's religious through that association he's definitely against the Islamic State.

But, Erdogan's big claim to power has been his control of the military. In that respect the coup is interesting and seems like an honest-to-god internal power grab and not something like, Islamic State trying to initiate a regime change and overthrow Erdogan.
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