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Experts Saw Signs of Turkish Military Discontent Before Coup

For weeks there were signs that tensions between Turkey's secular military and the Islamist-aligned government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were reaching a boiling point. Semi-public disagreements between the politicians and the generals, especially over Syria policy, were becoming all too frequent. Military briefings appeared increasingly to be at odds with government statements. And some analysts in recent weeks had feared a coup might be in the offing, with concerns mounting...

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