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Sputnik: Why Turkish Intelligence Agency Failed to Uncover Coup Plot
US State Secretary John Kerry said that nobody in Turkey or beyond saw the military coup that rocked the country on Friday night coming. But how did Turkey's National Intelligence Organization (MIT) miss the signs of the looming insurrection?
Journalist Evgeni Krutikov maintained that the MIT was too distracted with its recently bloated responsibilities to surveil the Turkish Armed Forces in a country that has a long history of successful military coups.
Turkey's National Intelligence Organization was the first agency to undergo "total cleansing" when Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to power, he wrote for the Vzglyad newspaper.
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WNU Editor: This is a Russian analysis on why Turkey's intelligence community failed to discover Friday's coup plot. What's my take .... it is probably correct.