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Turkish Military Coup Against Islamic Leadership is Actually Their Job

In News & Opinion by TWANGnBANG

Unlike in most countries, the Turkish military operates independently of its president.  The ongoing coup has likely been triggered by Erdogan’s increasing push towards an Islamic state.  The modern Turkish military was set up in part to prevent this- to keep Turkish as a secular state. Erdogan knew this, so he replaced as much of the military leadership with allies …