by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
The consolidation of supreme power to Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan continues unabated.
Erdogan seeks presidential (personal) control of the army while directly accusing the US of taking sides with coup participants.
In the rumor mill category, an unnamed US lieutenant general was allegedly directly involved in plotting the coup from the Incirlik airbase in Turkey.
Erdogan Accuses US General of “Taking Side of Plotters”
The BBC reports Erdogan Says US General ‘Taking Side of Plotters’.