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Of Ballots and Bullets: Explaining Civilian Control of the Military in Turkey, 2002-2011
Abstract : Democratic civilian control of the armed forces is an essential component to a free and open democracy. The states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) rely on civilian controlExpand
Constructive Effects: Focus on Capabilities
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The U.S. armed forces have a penchant for producing doctrine, capabilities, and force structures based on previous conflicts-perhaps no branch more so than the Air Force-thatExpand
Civil-military relations in Muslim countries. The cases of Egypt, Pakistan, and Turkey
This article analyzes the role of the military in the contemporary politics of Egypt, Pakistan, and Turkey. While there is literature on military coups, and analyses of the military in democraticExpand