FAILED COUP IN TURKEY: THE TRAGIC END OF GULENIST MESSIANISM





The night of July the 15th witnessed one of the historic moments not only for Turkey, but also for the whole world. Probably we will not see any other event similar to that with regard to its scale and results. The peculiarity and uniqueness of that night stems from two fundamental factors: Millions of people consisting the vast majority of the population who internalized democratic procedures as the sole means of political change on the one hand, and a lunatic esoteric group ostensibly featuring religious elements, but in reality striving for almost 50 years to infiltrate into all governmental bodies most importantly of military, intelligence, police department and telecommunications on the other.By Prof. Dr. YASİN AKTAYSociologist, AK Party General Vice President and Spokesman of the AK partyYou can read the rest of the article on our issue of August