Published on Jul 15, 2016
A coup d’etat attempt is taking place in Turkey, reportedly organized by the Turkish military. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a statement saying that a “minority” within the military is responsible the uprising. Former Pentagon official Michael Maloof joins RT America’s Manila Chan to discuss the latest developments. He explains that tension between the Turkish military and President Erdogan has been brewing since he purged the general staff of the Turkish military when he took office.