Yıl 2019, Cilt 8, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 55 - 68 2019-01-02

After the Failed Military Coup: The Need for the Organizational Reform in the Turkish Military

Ramazan Erdağ [1]

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The failed military coup of July 15, 2016, led by the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), indicates that military reform in Turkey at the operational level needs to be re-considered as an extremely urgent issue. The Justice and Development Party (AK Party) governments have made very notable structural changes in the military and have tried to control the military politically and organizationally. The need for military reform in Turkey derives from two primary reasons: the tendency of coup action and the need to improve the military’s effectiveness. This article highlights the importance of reforms actualized at the strategic level during the Justice and Development Party era.  It also points out the need for organizational reform in the military; reform which should be done by the civilian government in order to cope with challenges.

Military reform, civil-military relations, AK Party, failed coup, Turkish General Staff
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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { allazimuth428313, journal = {All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace}, issn = {2146-7757}, address = {Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research, İhsan Doğramacı Peace Foundation}, year = {2019}, volume = {8}, pages = {55 - 68}, doi = {10.20991/allazimuth.428313}, title = {After the Failed Military Coup: The Need for the Organizational Reform in the Turkish Military}, key = {cite}, author = {Erdağ, Ramazan} }
APA Erdağ, R . (2019). After the Failed Military Coup: The Need for the Organizational Reform in the Turkish Military. All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace, 8 (1), 55-68. DOI: 10.20991/allazimuth.428313
MLA Erdağ, R . "After the Failed Military Coup: The Need for the Organizational Reform in the Turkish Military". All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace 8 (2019): 55-68 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/allazimuth/issue/42442/428313>
Chicago Erdağ, R . "After the Failed Military Coup: The Need for the Organizational Reform in the Turkish Military". All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace 8 (2019): 55-68
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