Turkish Armed Forces http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31103/all en Turkish officer resignations fuel fears over army morale http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/turkish-officer-resignations-fuel-fears-over-army-morale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Departures come after navy chief quits</p> <p>* Military denies it has been weakened</p> <p>* PM has moved to distance himself from coup trials</p> <p>By Jonathon Burch</p> <p>ANKARA, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Scores of Turkish air force officers have quit since the start of the year, according to opposition lawmakers and media reports, a further sign of weak morale after a top naval commander quit over the jailing of hundreds of his colleagues.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/turkish-officer-resignations-fuel-fears-over-army-morale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Politics Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan Turkish Armed Forces War Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 17:15:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749095 at http://www.globalpost.com