Turkey’s Reichstag Fire

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

— George Santayana, Philosopher

On February 27, 1933, a fire broke out in the Reichstag building, which housed the German Parliament in Berlin. Although the fire’s origins remain shrouded in mystery, the […]

Irony And Tragedy In Turkey’s Coup Attempt

Coup plotters failed to realize that coups against stable governments rarely succeed.

A successful military coup requires careful planning, masterful execution, and a good dose of luck.

All three ingredients were missing from Friday’s haphazard coup […]