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Turkey's Failed Coup
3 | January| 2017

The failed coup in Turkey triggered a crisis with several layers. Internally a large numbers of high officials have been demoted or jailed and the overall repression increased. Externally, the changes beg for questions yet to be answered: What is going to be the impact of the events in NATO, in the EU, in Syria civil war, in the refugee crisis, and the struggle against ISIS.

Resources

Timeline: A history of Turkish coups [07/2016]
Al Jazeera

Opinions & Analyses

The End of Democracy in Turkey [03/01/2017]
Dexter Filkins, New Yorker

Turkey will get worse before it gets better [01/11/2016]
Kemal Kirişci, Brookings

Turkey’s New Maps Are Reclaiming the Ottoman Empire [23/10/2016]
Nick Danforth, Foreign Policy

Les ravages d’un coup d’État frustré [10/2016]
Henri J. Barkey, AFKAR/IDEAS

Turkey After July 15 - Dawn or Disaster? [10/2016]
W. Robert Pearson, The Ambassadors Review

Turkey’s Thirty-Year Coup[17/10/2016]
Dexter Filkins, The New Yorker

Will State of Emergency Become the New Normal for Turkey?[03/10/2016]
Cengiz Çandar, Al-Monitor

Erdogan Faces a Choice Between Popularity and Power[28/09/2016]
James F. Jeffrey, Financial Times

Two Conflicting Paths: Turkish Foreign Relations After the Failed Coup[22/09/2016]
Abdullatif Hejazi, FARAS

Gulenist crisis sets off intra-Islamic debate in Turkey[02/09/2016]
Mustafa Akyol, Al Monitor

El pueblo turco defendió su democracia[09/2016]
Ömer Önhon, ES Global

What's next for Turkey's journalists following post-coup crackdown?[01/09/2016]
Cengiz Çandar, Al Monitor

15 years of Turkey's AKP: Is it a success story?[31/08/2016]
Kursat Akyol, Al Monitor

Turkey Is in Its Own Post-9/11 Fury[25/08/2016]
Mustafa Akyol, Al-Monitor

A Cynical Report Card on the Turkish Game of Thrones[13/08/2016]
Oğuzhan Göksel, E-IR

Fethullah Gülen : « Je demande une enquête internationale sur le putsch raté en Turquie »[11/08/2016]
Fethullah Gülen, Le Monde

Welcome to the Erdoğan fanclub[11/08/2016]
Zia Weise, Politico

Taking Turkey Seriously[11/08/2016]
Carl Bildt, Project Syndicate

Turkey Is No Longer a Reliable Ally[10/08/2016]
Steven A. Cook and Michael J. Koplow, Wall Street Journal

Turkey scrambles to defend rating after coup attempt and purge[10/08/2016]
Laura Pitel, Financial Times

The future of civil society in Erdoğan’s Turkey: between control and co-option[08/08/2016]
Jessica Leigh Doyle, Open Democracy

Unravelling Turkey’s pivot to the East[05/08/2016]
Theodore Karasik, Al Arabiya

Understanding the Gülen Movement[05/08/2016]
Jeff Jager, Small Wars Journal

What makes governments resistant to coups? Transparency with voters.[05/08/2016]
James R. Hollyer, B. Peter Rosendorff and James Raymond Vreeland, Washington Post

Turkey's Model of Democracy[04/08/2016]
Thanassis Cambanis, Boston Globe

How to Play Nice With an Angry Erdogan[03/08/2016]
Stephen Kinzer, New York Times

Democracy in Turkey: Before and after the coup (podcast)[03/08/2016]
Kemal Kirişci, Ted Piccone and Adrianna Pita, Brookings

The Roots of Gulenist Power In Turkey: The Coup and After[03/08/2016]
John Butler and Dov Friedman, Foreign Affairs

Erdogan’s Purge Is a Sectarian War[03/08/2016]
Edward Luttwak, Foreign Policy

An absurd threat from Ankara[01/08/2016]
Bernd Riegert, DW

Will Turkey’s coup attempt prompt others nearby?[30/07/2016]
Curtis Bell and Jonathan Powell, Washington Post

Turkey’s failed coup could have disastrous consequences for Europe’s migrant crisis[29/07/2016]
Jessica Brandt, Brookings

Coups work only for autocracies, not democracies[27/07/2016]
Ahmed al-Burai, Al Jazeera

Turquía: urge investigar[25/07/2016]
Baltasar Garzón, El País

If Tensions Increase with the West, Erdogan Might Find a Friend in Putin[23/07/2016]
Soner Cagaptay, The Guardian

U.S. Must Remain Committed to Democracy in Turkey[22/07/2016]
Eduardo Garmarra & Orcun Selçuk, Miami Herald

«Un jour, la Turquie sortira de ce système autoritaire »[22/07/2016]
Entrevista a Pinar Selek, Le Monde

Security in the Eastern Mediterranean after the Coup Attempt: Turkey’s Reckoning and Washington’s Worries[21/07/2016]
Jeffrey Rathke, Lisa Sawyer Samp, CSIS

Turkey’s Post-Coup Reverberations Are Just Beginning[21/07/2016]
Fadi Hakura, Chatham House

How Erdogan Made Turkey Authoritarian Again[21/07/2016]
Steven A. Cook, The Atlantic

Turkey has defeated a coup – and unleashed a violent mob[17/07/2016]
Alev Scott, The Guardian

Erdogan promised to bring true democracy to Turkey. Instead, he’s held it hostage[17/07/2016]
Elmira Bayrasli, Quartz

Extraordinary Times in Turkey[21/06/2016]
Murat Yetkin, Hurriyet Daily News

Can Liberalism Return to Turkey?[20/06/2016]
AA.VV., Carnegie Europe

People with Big Ambitions: What the Turkish Coup Means for Russia[20/06/2016]
Fyodor Lukyanov, Moscow Times

A Coup as Audacious as Turkey's Future[20/06/2016]
Reva Goujon, Stratfor

How The Failed Turkish Coup Helps Putin[19/06/2016]
Anna Borshchevskaya, The Hill

Why there are so many conspiracy theories about the Turkish coup[19/06/2016]
Kristin Fabbe and Kimberly Guiler, Washington Post

The Strategic Consequences of Turkey’s Failed Coup[19/06/2016]
Sinan Ülgen, Project Syndicate

The Fallout from the Coup in Turkey[19/06/2016]
AA.VV., New York Times

Coup d’État larvé[19/06/2016]
Benito Perez, Le Courrier

The Public Trial of Fethullah Gulen[19/06/2016]
David Kenner, Foreign Policy

Should Gulen face trial for Turkish coup attempt?[18/06/2016]
Mustafa Akyol, Al Monitor

Three Western Worries About Turkey
[18/06/2016]
Marc Pierini, Carnegie Europe

Erdogan's Prophesy: The Coup Attempt Will Leave Him Stronger[18/06/2016]
Michael J. Koplow, Foreign Affairs

Turkey and NATO: What Comes Next Is Messy[18/06/2016]
James Stavridis, Foreign Policy

Failed Coup Attempt: An Opportunity for Turkish Democracy[18/06/2016]
Ozgur Unluhisarcikli, German Marshall Fund

Who did it? Why now? And other questions about the coup attempt in Turkey[18/06/2016]
Murat Yetkin, Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey’s coup: the first one that failed[18/06/2016]
William Chislett, Elcano

A salute to the media…[18/06/2016]
Yusuf Kanli, Hurriyet Daily News

El golpe fracasa, pero la democracia no triunfa[18/06/2016]
Ilke Toygür, El País

Turkey Faces Its Iran 1979 Moment[17/06/2016]
Soner Cagaptay, Wall Street Journal

Was Turkey's coup attempt just an elaborate hoax by Erdogan?[17/06/2016]
Cengiz Çandar, Al Monitor

Turkey's Failed Coup: What Happened, Who's Behind It, What Happens Next?[17/06/2016]
Barın Kayaoğlu, National Interest

Turquie : "Après ce putsch, la contestation sera impossible"[17/06/2016]
Entrevista a Dorothée Schmid, Le JDD

Is It Time to Celebrate Democracy in Turkey?[17/06/2016]
Mustafa Akyol, New York Times

Turkey’s Baffling Coup[17/06/2016]
Dani Rodrik, Project Syndicate

Why Coups Fail: The Outcome in Turkey Was No Surprise[17/06/2016]
Brian Klaas, Foreign Affairs

Erdoğan’s Pyrrhic victory[17/06/2016]
Hugh Pope  and Nigar Göksel, Politico

Turquie, coup d’Etat avorté, l’armée turque n’est plus «L’Etat profond»[16/07/2016]
Hassane Zerrouky, L’ Humanite

The coup attempt is bad news for Turkey’s democracy[16/07/2016]
Soner Cagaptay, Washington Post

Failed Coup Could Upend Turkish Military[16/07/2016]
Paul McLeary, Foreign Policy

Why Turkey’s Coup d’État Failed[16/07/2016]
Edward Luttwak, Foreign Policy

How Erdogan’s anti-democratic government made Turkey ripe for unrest[16/07/2016]
Yüksel Sezgin, Washington Post

A l’image d’une société fracturée, l’armée turque étale ses divisions[16/07/2016]
Marc Semo, Le Monde

What’s next for Turkey[16/07/2016]
Marc Pierini, Politico

Turkey’s coup plotters left all alone[16/07/2016]
Ertuğrul Özkök, Hurriyet Daily News

Erdogan's Real Opportunity After the Failed Coup in Turkey[16/07/2016]
Kemal Kirisci, National Interest

Turquía: ¿golpe militar o levantamiento de militares?[16/07/2016]
Félix Arteaga, Elcano

Coup d'état attempt: Turkey’s Reichstag fire?[16/07/2016]
Ayşe Kadıoğlu, Open Democracy

Turkey's Next Military Coup[30/05/2016]
Gonul Tol, Foreign Affairs

Editorials

Can Turkey's Democracy Survive Erdogan?[02/11/2016]
New York Times

Erdogan n’en finit pas d’éloigner la Turquie de l’Europe [31/10/2016]
Le Monde

Turkey faces risk of institutional collapse[22/07/2016]
Financial Times

Turkey's Worrying Slide Into Tyranny[22/07/2016]
Telegraph

Erdogan's Revenge: The Coup and the Crackdown[22/07/2016]
The Economist

The Guardian view on the week in Turkey: coup – and counter-coup?
[21/07/2016]
The Guardian

Mr. Erdogan's Reckless Revenge[20/06/2016]
The New York Times

The Countercoup in Turkey[18/06/2016]
The New York Times

Golpe en Turquía[18/06/2016]
El País

Turquie : les leçons d’un putsch manqué[18/06/2016]
Le Monde

How Turkey’s failed coup was democracy’s success[18/06/2016]
Christian Science Monitor

News

Police Disperse Crowd Protesting Detentions in Turkey[26/10/2016]
Wall Street Journal

Turkish police detain co-mayors of Diyarbakır [25/10/2016]
Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey Issues New Warrants for 189 Judges, Prosecutors[14/10/2016]
New York Times

Turkey Suspends 12,800 Police Officers From Duty[03/10/2016]
Suzan Fraser, Associated Press

Turkish legislators press case for Gulen extradition[03/09/2016]
Barbara Slavin, Al Monitor

Inside the Turkish Military's Civil War[31/08/2016]
Jared Malsin, Time

What's behind Turkey’s selective clampdown on Gulen community?[24/08/2016]
Sukru Kucuksahin, Al Monitor

Turkey to release 38,000 from jail; frees space for plotters[17/08/2016]
Suzan Fraser, Associated Pres

Turkey’sPurge Marks Endgame in Islamist Civil War[07/08/2016]
Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post

US ‘evaluating new documents’ on Fethullah Gulen[05/08/2016]
Al Arabiya

U.S. Not Persuaded to Extradite Imam Over Turkey Coup[04/08/2016]
Devlin Barrett and Adam Entous

Why so many German Turks support Erdogan[01/08/2016]
Wolfgang Dick, DW

Turkey ruling, opposition parties rally together after coup[25/07/2016]
Gareth Jones, Reuters

Turkey detains 42 journalists in crackdown as Europe sounds alarm[25/07/2016]
Seda Sezer and Daren Butler, Reuters

Turkey's Erdogan promises 'new blood' in armed forces after post-coup shake-up[22/07/2016]
Middle East Eye

Erdogan installe sa « démocrature » en Turquie[21/07/2016]
Marie Jégo, Le Monde

Obama's Support of Erdogan Is a Stark Reminder of Turkey's Value to U.S.[20/06/2016]
Mark Landler, New York Times

Erdogan's Final Agenda[20/06/2016]
Uri Friedman, The Atlantic

Turkey bans all academics from travel in latest post-coup measure[20/06/2016]
Hugh Naylor and Loveday Morris, Washington Post

Turquia afasta mais de 15 mil funcionários da Educação[19/06/2016]
DW

Turkey coup attempt exposes Gülen-Erdoğan lobbying battle in the US[19/06/2016]
Max Lewontin, CS Monitor

Interior Ministry suspends 8,777 officials after Turkey's failed coup attempt[18/06/2016]
Hurriyet Daily News

EU fears Turkey crackdown could 'destroy' relations[18/06/2016]
Andrew Rettman, EU Observer

Kerry urges Turkey to maintain democratic principles after coup attempt[18/06/2016]
Carol Morello, Washington Post

Putin Calls Erdogan to Voice Support for Order in Turkey[18/06/2016]
Damien Sharkov, Newsweek

Before Turkey coup bid, high school students had joined fray over Erdoğan(+video) [18/06/2016]
Alexander Christie-Miller, CS Monitor

Erdogan Triumphs After Coup Attempt, but Turkey’s Fate Is Unclear[17/07/2016]
Tim Arango and Ceylan Yeginsu, New York Times

Turkey's coup attempt: What you need to know[17/07/2016]
BBC

How the military coup attempt may change Turkey(+video) [17/07/2016]
Scott Peterson, CS Monitor

The Purge Begins in Turkey[17/07/2016]
Dexter Filkins, New Yorker

Turkey coup: Who was behind Turkey coup attempt?[16/07/2016]
Ezgi Basaran, BBC

Why did Turkish coup plot fail?[16/07/2016]
Paul Kirby, BBC News

An Exiled Cleric Denies Playing a Leading Role in Coup Attempt[16/07/2016]
Stephanie Saul, New York Times

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