Turkey’s foreseeable future: Mark on the radio

Did Turkey’s president plan Friday’s failed coup as an excuse to take more power and purge his government and military? I discussed the coup  with host P.J. Maloney on KQV Radio in Pittsburgh a few minutes ago.

Whatever the answer to that question–the bottom line is that Turkey becomes more autocratic, more Islamic and less reliable as an ally to the West, and you hear me laugh at myself for using the silly term “foreseeable future” in that context. Live radio is so much fun…

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