Tag: July Coup

Adnan Tanrıverdi and the Ascent of Turkey’s Hardliners

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In August 2016, as branches of the Turkish government faced significant restructuring following July’s botched putsch, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan picked retired Brigadier General Adnan Tanrıverdi as his top security advisor. Tanrıverdi, the owner of SADAT International Defense Consultancy, has…