Friday, July 15, 2016

Reported coup underway in Turkey

What began a short while ago as Turkish fighter aircraft conducting flyovers and military personnel blocking intersections and bridges in the capital Ankara, is now reported to be a military coup set to depose the government. Minutes ago, a Turkish news agency released a statement from the military saying that armed forces had "fully seized control" of the country.

Below are visualizations overviewing the importance of Turkey to NATO and the fight against ISIS.