What recent purges, promotions mean for Turkey’s military

Source:al Monitor Date:18Aug2019

Contrary to conventional wisdom, it can be argued that the TSK has not become a pro-Erdogan institution. At the moment, civilian-military relations can best be described as resting on the personal relationship between Erdogan and Akar. Many observers believe that Akar will likely have an influential role in the political arena and even have a major say in military-government relations in the post-Erdogan era.