My new book is called “The Lost Hegemon”. A hegemon is the dominate power, the super-power.
There are several reasons for the failure of the Turkish coup. Apparently Turkish authorities knew in advance about the coup plot and were able to prevent it in time.
Yes, it was a quiet limited upheaval right here in Turkey, organized by small group of commanders within Turkish army forces. The Turkish forces high commanders immediately rejected the coup d'états.