Skip to comments.One in Five Turkish Generals Now in Prison
Posted on 05/14/2012 11:28:19 AM PDT by mojito
The Turkish press is reporting that, with the latest round of arrests of former military officers for allegedly forcing the resignation of Necmettin Erbakans Islamist government in 1997, one-in-five Turkish generals is now in prison.
Even those who see the end of military influence in Turkey as the litmus test for democracy should worry. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan now targets political opponents, real or imagined, without restraint.
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It was my impression that the military kept Turkey a democratic state. Not anymore. Islam triumphant, Satan laughs.
Ataturk knew what he talked about and told everyone what would happen..............
“One in Five Turkish Generals Now in Prison”
Egypt’s generals have probably noticed this.
It maybe a run up to a civil war.
The Egyptian military wanted to be rid of Mubarak & his family. They cynically used the influence of the MB on the Egyptian ‘street’ to force Mubarak out. Now what? We’ve got a bunch of Islamic thugs beating their chests every time things don’t go their way. You have to wonder if there’s a Napoleon lurking amoung the military ranks... one who knows the value of “a whiff of grape.”
Two five American Generals are locked up in the Pentagon.
Meant to say “Two out of five”.
No, what has been happening in Turky lately is not funny, but somebody had to say it.
This is America’s doing.
Note: this topic is from 5/14/2012.
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