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A man stands in front of a tank in the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport, July 2016.

Turkey: What Hides Behind a Failed Coup Attempt

Francesco F Milan
RUSI Journal, 29 September 2016
Turkey, National Security
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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