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As Retrial Begins, Top Turkish Generals Say They Knew of No Coup Plot

Two retired generals who led Turkey's armed forces at the time of an alleged 2003 coup plot told a retrial of hundreds of officers on Monday that they knew of no plans to topple then-Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. The officers were convicted in 2012 for plotting a coup against Erdogan, now president. The constitutional court quashed their convictions in June, ruling the case against them flawed. The 2010-2012 “Sledgehammer” trial was a high point in Erdogan's drive to tame an...

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