So as spectacular as the Turkish coup and all of its myriad internal and geopolitical ramifications no doubt are, one of the most hair-raising stories coming out of post-coup Turkey has centered on Incirlik. On July 16th, as the coup plotters lost control of the event, power was cut to Incirlik.Shortly thereafter the base’s commander, General Bekir Ercan Van, was arrested in the post-coup purge.
by James Corbett,The International Forecaster:
The dust has yet to fully settle on last week’s failed coup attempt in Turkey. Accusation has followed counter-accusation, but in the minefield of blatantly biased media and agenda-driven anonymous reports sourcing unnamed officials there is so much confusion that only those involved in the plot know for sure what really happened (or maybe not!).
Nevertheless, some things we can say with a degree of certainty. For one, it seems that the real winner…
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