Did Egypt Experience a Coup? The West May Not Be Sure, But Turkey Is

July 9, 2013 1:51 AM

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Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi attend a rally in support of the former Islamist leader outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque, July 8, 2013.

As the U.S. State Department performs all sorts of semantic gymnastics to avoid defining the Egyptian army’s ouster of the country’s Islamist President Mohamed Morsi as a coup, politicians in Turkey have not only recognized it as such but also condemned it in the strongest possible terms. In a speec...

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