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Turkey’s Reichstag Fire

January 4, 2017

When tanks blocked bridges in the heart of Istanbul and F-16s bombed Turkey’s parliament in Ankara last summer, Western diplomats were caught by surprise. So too were U.S. forces stationed at the Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey. The U.S. intelligence community had no inkling that anything was amiss until the troops started moving. Once […]