Putting the Turkey Coup in Historical Perspective
By Altug Gunal • September 3, 2016
Had the Turkey coup been successful, it would have spelled disaster for the country.
When a military coup shook Greece in 1967, it exposed the country to a brutal military dictatorship that brought numerous internal and external losses for the Greek people. Recalling this part of Greek history, and taking lessons from the coup d’état of 1974 in Cyprus, can enlighten us on what Turkey could have faced if the coup attempt on July 15, 2016, had been successful.
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