RUSI JournalVolume 161Issue 4members only

Turkey: What Hides Behind a Failed Coup Attempt

Although unsuccessful, July’s attempted coup will affect Turkey for years to come.

The attempted coup that took place in Turkey on 15 July 2016 was the latest in a long line of military coups in the country’s post-Second World War history. Francesco F Milan looks at the country’s controversial legacy of civil–military relations.

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