A court in capital Ankara on Friday sentenced Aysel Tugluk, a former senior official of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to 10 years in jail on terrorism-related charges, according to a judicial source.
What is a Post-modern military coup? It is “a successful process that did not resemble previous coups. There was no bloodshed and nobody was upset. It was through democratic means and with the assistance of nongovernmental organizations” described Erol Ozkasnak – Secretary General at the office of the Chief of General Staff during the 1997 coup in Turkey.
The February 28, 1997, military coup, better known as the “post-modern” coup, cost the public approximately $50 billion.
Following the failed July 15 coup attempt, the structural democratization period ongoing in Turkey renders future military coups impossible.
The research and translation works of Husamettin Arslan not only had an impact on cultural life but allowed for the development of sociology in Turkey.
Who is to be held accountable for the people deprived of an education due to the February 28, 1997, coup attempt?
In comparison to Operation Euphrates Shield, there is undoubtedly more support for Operation Olive Branch in the border towns of Turkey.
CHP’s political strategy may slow down Turkey’s march. However, will never halt it. It will be CHP’s one-way ticket to marginalization.
The alliance between the AK Party and MHP revealed a tangible outcome of the presidential system: reconciliation between political parties in a different form other than a coalition in the parliamentary system.
In order to decrease its unemployment rate, Turkey needs structural reforms in areas such as education, immigration policies and labor regulations.