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