Monday, July 18, 2016

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- July 18, 2016

Patrick Kingsley, The Guardian: Turkey coup attempt: who were the plotters and why did it fail?

The Turkish government alleges links to Fethullah Gülen, while others say it was a badly organised coup and Hizmet connection is doubtful

For a while on Friday night it looked as though one of the most powerful governments in the Middle East would be overthrown. Tanks brought Istanbul to a standstill as soldiers invaded the headquarters of the ruling party, bombed parliament, took over the military high command building, seized control of the state broadcaster and announced that the army was now in charge.

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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- July 15, 2016

Why the coup in Turkey failed -- Tom Stevenson, DW

Brutality of Turkey's failed coup caught on phones, social media -- Ayla Jean Yackley, Reuters

A look at what's next after attempted coup in Turkey -- AP

How the military coup attempt may change Turkey -- Scott Peterson, CSM

Turkey's Judicial Purge Threatens the Rule of Law -- Noah Feldman, Bloomberg

U.S.-Turkey Tension Over Cleric Explodes After Coup -- Eli Lake, Bloomberg

The H-Bombs in Turkey -- Eric Schlosser, New Yorker

Why jihadists stalk the French Riviera -- Henri Astier, BBC

Why does France keep getting attacked? -- Jason Burke, The Guardian

Nice attack is a crisis for presidency of François Hollande -- Angelique Chrisafis, The Guardian

Syria's deadly spillover -- James Denselow, Al Jazeera

A year later, is Iran deal a huge failure or stunning success? -- Katie Bo Williams and Julian Hattem, The Hill

What the Iran Deal Has Meant for Saudi Arabia and Regional Tensions -- Bruce Riedel, Lawfare

Will the Iran nuclear deal survive? -- Robin Wright, New Yorker

Why The U.S. Is Targeting Kim Jong Un -- Andrei Lankov, Lowy Institute

The Haqqanization of the Afghan Taliban -- Ahmad Murid Partaw, Foreign Policy Journal

Analysis: Venezuelan Military Had Big Role in Economic Woes -- Jorge Rueda and Joshua Goodman, AP

Let Boeing sell jets to Iran Air -- Boston Globe editorial

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