Turkey’s Erdogan always feared a coup. He was proved right.
By Ishaan Tharoor July 15 at 9:05 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- the most significant ruler in the republic's history since its founder Mustapha Kemal Ataturk -- is obsessed with Egypt. Three years ago, a military coup there ousted the democratically-elected President Mohamed Morsi, arrested him and his allies, ruthlessly cracked down on his Muslim Brotherhood, and installed a regime that remains in place to this day.
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