Anger at the West

Print edition : September 02, 2016

Supporters of various political parties gather in Istanbul's Taksim Square to attend the Democracy Rally organised by the Republican People's Party, the main opposition party, on July 24. Photo: Baz Ratner/Reuters

Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based cleric, at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S., on July 29. Photo: Charles Mostoller/Reuters

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a press conference in Istanbul on July 16. Photo: Huseyin Aldemir/Reuters

There is a widespread perception in Turkey that the July coup attempt was instigated by the CIA and this has led to a groundswell of resentment against the U.S. and NATO.
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