[JURIST] Retired Turkish general Ilker Basbug, formerly the leader of all of Turkey's armed forces, was arrested on Friday for his alleged involvement with the Ergenekon [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] network. The group allegedly planned to assassinate prominent members of Turkey's Christian and Jewish minority groups, blame Islamic terrorists for the deaths and use this to delegitimize the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) [party website, in Turkish]. Basbug is the highest ranking military officer to be indicted [BBC...

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