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SUPPORTERS OF Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wave national flags in Taksim Square
Comment: Sparing Erdogan’s wrath

Perhaps Turkey may even play a bigger and more significant role now.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses during an attempted coup in Istanbul, Turkey July 16, 201
'Possible that Erdogan engineered coup,' former Pentagon official tells ‘Post’

Harold Rhode: In the Middle East, truth is a malleable commodity and regimes invent whatever evidence they need.

COLUMN ONE: Turkey – Roger out

“Turkey has a large armed force, professional armed forces and... I am certain they will continue as a committed and strong NATO ally.”

Know Comment: Erdogan’s false flag operation

Did the Turkish leader stage a coup to legitimize the assault on his enemies?

Man sits in front of Turkish flag
The real reason for the Turkish coup’s failure

Reporters without Borders’ 2016 World Press Freedom Index also gives Turkey a low ranking: 151.

Bosphorus bridge, which links the city's European and Asian sides, is pictured in Istanbul, Turkey
In Pictures: Attempted Turkish military coup

Ninety people were killed, including many civilians after a faction of the armed forces tried to seize power using tanks and attack helicopters

Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkey's ruling AKP heads into congress in shadow of Erdogan

The most popular and divisive Turkish politician in recent memory faces budding discontent from inside the movement he founded.

Turks head to polls in election set to shape Erdogan's legacy

Ruling AK Party expected to be largest party by far.

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