"Turkey and its generals
These cursed plots
Dec 30th 2009 | ISTANBUL
From The Economist print edition
The latest episodes in various alleged conspiracies against the government
IT HAS been a rotten year for Turkey’s generals. A series of leaked documents, tapped phone calls and sometimes plain accidents have exposed enough instances of shenanigans and mischief to shake the faith of even the most hard-core secularist. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister, has spoken of “historic changes”. The days when civilians took their orders from generals in Turkey may be gone for good."
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