July 17th, 2016 ~ Fort Russ News ~
– RT – Text by J. Flores ~
Kevork Almassian, academic and political analyst focusing on the Middle East, talks to RT International on the attempted military coup in Turkey. Almassian explains that the coup d’etat was a surprise to laymen and analysts alike. However, he continues, this is perhaps one of the natural results of Erdogan’s policies over the last number of years. But, now the coup attempt has failed, and Almassian explains how Erdogan will react to his opposition.