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Turkish Government detained 30 (r) military officers, including three generals.

Retired General Cevik Bir detained by Turkish Government (Photo Credit Today´s Zaman)

In a major operation, Turkey on Thursday detained 29 retired military officers including three Generals and a Colonel as part of an investigation into the 1997 bloodless coup that brought down a government led by an Islamist-leaning party.The arrested included Gen. Çevik Bir, who is known to have played a major role in the February 28, 1997 unarmed military intervention. They were detained after…READ MORE HERE