Russian, US and EU sources are all reporting that a military coup is in progress in Turkey.

It is way too early to comment on these events, but I have to say that while I was hoping for exactly such an events for the past 7 months, the timing here looks very suspicious to me and I wonder which side is behind it.

This is huge and I am creating an open thread here.

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I will be away from the computer for the next 3 hours.  After that, I will be back here to join the conversation.

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