Turkish Military and Politics

Admirals’ Memo Over Treaty: Another ‘Gift From God’ or Real Threat Against Erdogan?

Former admirals’ public criticism of the government over a new canal project in Istanbul would be a new gift to the Turkish leader whose popularity suffers during the pandemic.

President Erdogan and the Turkish military leadership during a ceremony at Ataturk’s Mausoleum.
In the new composition of the YAS Council, the number of civilians increased, while military members declined.

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