Turkish coup d'état attempt

Turkey's former chief of staff rejects 'coup attempt' in e-memorandum testimony

Former Chief of General Staff Gen. Ya?ar Büyükan?t has said in his testimony that he did not intend to stage a military coup in Turkey, but merely sought to "protect the constitutional order and the wellbeing of the military," as part of the April 27, 2007 "e-memorandum" case.

Turkish military board to convene under PM Davuto?lu

The Supreme Military Council (YA?) will convene on Nov. 26, chaired by Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu. 

Members of the council including Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar, the defense minister, force commanders, army commanders, the gendarmerie forces commander, navy commanders, and four star generals, will participate at the top defense meeting, which is held twice a year.

Former chief of general staff says Bush administration supported plot against Turkish army

Former Chief of General Staff Gen. ?lker Ba?bu? presented his defense at a second hearing before the Supreme Court of Appeals in the Ergenekon coup plot case on Oct. 7.

Former Chief of General Staff said a plot was laid against the Turkish Armed Forces.

What is the name of our state?

I know this is an absurd question. The name of our state in all official documents here and abroad is the ?Republic of Turkey.? Well then, why such a question; why such a title? 

Let me explain. 

While he was delivering his Aug. 30 Victory Day message, our new Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar said some interesting things which drew my attention. 

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