But the big questions remain: How will the failed coup impact Turkey in its role as a military ally in the NATO structure, and what should the United States be doing?
The Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday that he is skeptical about reports that ousted FBI Director James Comey took detailed notes about his February meeting with President Donald Trump.'Somebody's going to have to do more than have anonymous sources on this one for me to believe that there's something there,' North Carolina Sen.
'I think the burden is on The New York Times, if they're reporting it and they've got somebody that's got the document, they need to get the document and get it released.' Sen.
Richard Burr (left), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says skeptical about the existence of a memo written by former FBI Director Jim Comey that reportedly describes President Donald Trump asking him to close down his probe into Mike Flynn's Russia ties Trump (left) had fired Flynn (center) just one day earlier, after a series of leaks established that the retired general lied to the vice president about his contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States; They are pictured with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus (right) outside transition meetings in Palm Beach, Florida on December 21South Carolina Sen.
The obvious tensions between civil and military authorities have been a long-simmering witches’ brew in Turkey, dating back to the fall of the Ottoman Empire a century ago and continuing through multiple coup attempts over the past four decades.
Hundreds of senior admirals and generals were charged and jailed on suspect charges in the so-called Sledgehammer scandals of the 2000s, and the seeds of the current coup were planted when bitter military leaders watched their commanders and mentors be taken to prison in handcuffs. The crisis will give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan all the ammunition he requires to conduct a severe crackdown on both the military and the courts.
The reason Comey acted was because he worried the information would hurt the investigation and the Justice Department if it became public, CNN reports.
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