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Assesses social, spiritual and political polarisation less than the AKP of Recep Erdogan and the most likely effects for Turkey's evolution.

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Even his style and manner were different from generals of the past. He could be reserved, and kept himself to himself. 48 This outlook was married with a respect for constitutionalism. 49 At times, the military under Ozkok even deferred to the judgement of the civilian body politic. For example, the office of the chiefs of staff saw their plan to invite their Iranian counterparts to Turkey dropped, after Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul told Ozkok that the move could be misinterpreted by Washington.

13 â•… By 1980, left- and right-wing extremists battling in the streets had left the country reeling. On 12 September 1980 the military staged a third coup. The National Security Council’s powers were expanded once again in the new 1982 constitution, drafted under the supervision of the military. Now the cabinet was obliged to prioritise implementing official decisions of the Council, and a new system of state security courts was established. For example, one of the three jury members of the National Security Courts now had to be a military prosecutor.

If the Gulen movement was indeed behind the putsch, then surely it would be a scandal that the AKP, seeing the Gulen movement as an ally, had allowed this dangerous and nefarious group to embed itself within state apparatus. The true victim of the attempted coup was not the government, but rather the Turkish public. Public officials owe them a detailed explanation, which has not yet been forthcoming. This book touches on the relationship between the Gulen movement and the AKP, and its consequences.

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