World Policy On Air, Ep. 77: The Coup That Wasn’t

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World Policy Journal Podcast featuring ICSVE and Deputy Director Ahmet S Yayla, Ph.D.

World Policy On Air is a podcast from the pages and website of World Policy Journal.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan foiled a military coup and began a massive purge of opponents. On this episode of World Policy On Air, Ahmet S. Yayla of George Mason University, former chief of counterterrorism in the Turkish National Police, says coup leaders misjudged Erdogan’s ability to exploit their plot and his popular support, despite signs of regime aid to ISIS. Also: how ISIS made calls for specific “lone wolf” terror.

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