Turkish special force police officers stand guard next to a banner picturing the late Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (left) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as people wave Turkish national flags during a rally this week in Istanbul against the failed July 15 coup. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Video screens Wednesday night in Istanbul's Taksim Square show President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as he announced a three-month state of emergency following last Friday's failed coup. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Turkey Begins 3-Month State Of Emergency Amid Ongoing Crackdown

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Turkey's government accuses U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, pictured in 2014, of inciting the failed coup, which has set off a round of dismissals and detainments. Selahattin Sevi/AP hide caption

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu pose for a photograph at the start of a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, on Wednesday. Davutoglu announced Thursday he would resign. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/AP hide caption

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Amid Crackdown In Turkey, Dissatisfaction With President Erdogan Grows

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Istanbul

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