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Turkey Coup Attempt Fails

15 July 2016 Chaos erupted Friday night when military tanks rolled onto the streets of Ankara and Istanbul and soldiers blocked the famous Bosphorus Bridge. The Turkish military claim of a takeover was read on state broadcaster TRT. The anchor … Continue reading

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The Mess and Coup of Burkina Faso

On September 17th in Burkina Faso, Michel Kafando, the interim president since last October, and several other members of his government, were arrested by the presidential guard. A spokesman, complete with uniform, appeared on television to announce that the ‚ÄúNational … Continue reading

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