Turkey’s Failed Coup Has Left Erdogan Facing a Test

Commentaries and Op-eds July 26, 2016, Newsweek

Talk politics with anyone in Turkey and it is only a matter of time before the conspiracy theories surface. For the skeptical, the temptation is to respond with a weary shrug and a polite smile. But, as anyone who follows the country’s political affairs closely can attest, the first problem with conspiracy theories in Turkey is that the odd one turns out to be true. The second problem is that everyone is convinced that their own particular theory is one of those.

Gareth H. Jenkins in Newsweek. Read the full article here.


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