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Turkey Coup Fails, some people sad.

This is what I think about the coup attempt in Turkey yesterday. It will be a nice read in a couple of years to see if it's prophetic or stupid... or some weird combination of the two. It's from Ralph Peters - info at bottom. "Friday night’s failed coup was Turkey’s last hope to stop the Islamization of its government and the degradation of its society.  Reflexively, Western leaders rushed to condemn a coup attempt they refused to understand. Their reward will be a toxic Islamist regime at the gates of Europe. Our leaders no longer do their basic homework.The media relies on experts-by-Wikipedia. Except for PC platitudes, our schools ignore the world beyond our shores. Deluged with unreliable information, citizens succumb to the new superstitions of the digital age. So a great country is destroyed by Islamist hardliners before our eyes—and our president praises its “democracy.” That tragically failed coup was a forlorn hope, not an attempt to take over a country