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Turkey’s bungled putsch: A strangely 20th-century coup

Still frame taken from video shows Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan speaking via a Facetime video connection to address the nation during an attempted coup, in Marmais, Turkey, on July 16, 2016. CNN TURK/ via REUTERS TV ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. TURKEY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN TURKEY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 18, 2016, on page 4.

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