A Coup Attempt For Turkish People And Its Ally Countries Essay

1196 Words Oct 25th, 2016 5 Pages
Turkey experienced a coup attempt in July 15th, 2016 and that is not the first time that the military interfere the government in modern Turkish history. Three coup took place in 1960, 1971, 1980 and the prime minister was forced to step down in 1997 by the military (Aljazeera). However, the last coup attempt failed and it seemed uncoordinated compared to other coups. As a result of the coup attempt, more than 290 people dead and 1,400 people injured and, also more than 6,000 people were detained (McKenzie & Sanchez). Subsequently, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accused his rival Fethullah Gulen for the coup attempt (Tuysuz & McLaughlin). The coup attempt is important for Turkish people and its ally countries because the coup would bring nothing good to the democracy and economy and the relationship between other countries. Even, the value of Turkish currency started to decrease rapidly when the coup attempt was ongoing (Bloomberg). Also, Turkish people would be more polarized than ever if it succeeds. Conversely, the coup attempt shows a sign of hope for polarized Turkish people because when the country is in danger, people will work together to eliminate the threat against our country. However, there is a still disagreement about the person who is responsible for the coup attempt. In order to clarify the situation, my inquiry question is, who is the responsible for the coup attempt? There are a lot of claims about who the head of the coup attempt is, it is…

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