Here’s what you are not being told about the Turkish Coup attempt.
First, ask yourself why the military failed? They could have easily killed Erdogan and decapitated the Turkish government. But they didn’t. Now Erdogan has all the power and excuse he needs to finally route out all opposition and solidify his executive dictatorship.
For months Erdogan has been removing key figures around him with yes men. He’s jailed journalists who expose him. He’s permitted and possibly even profited off the illicit ISIS oil sales.
This failed coup attempt is now providing him the cover…