What Is A Coup d’État And How Common Are They?
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During an attempted coup, Turkey’s military overtook the state’s TV station and declared martial law. So what exactly is martial law?
CNN: Turkey post-coup crackdown nets 50,000 people
New York Times: Turkish President Returns to Istanbul in Sign Military Coup Is Faltering
Encyclopedia: Martial Law
Mental Floss: What is Martial Law?
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