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Who Was Behind Coup Attempt in Turkey? - Issues in the News

Moderator Barbara Slavin, Acting Director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council and Washington Correspondent for Al-Monitor; Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor to the National Journal; and Abderrahim Foukara, Washington Bureau Chief for Al-Jazeera Satellite TV discuss international and domestic implications of the failed coup attempt in Turkey, including mass detentions, a state of emergency and Ankara’s request to Washington to extradite Pennsylvania-based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen, whom President Recep Tayyip Erdogan alleges was behind the aborted coup, and analysis of the Republican National Convention.