The failed coup attempt against Erdogan provoked a flurry of excited polemics in the alternative informational space, leading to the emergence of two competing hypotheses. The author already published his own analysis on how this was actually a sloppy, last-ditch move by the US to frantically offset the game-changing geopolitical consequences of the surprise Russian-Turkish detente, but the other main theory that's going around is that this was all a false flag attempt by Erdogan to seize more power.
Presented here is Turkey’s national chart. A simple analysis will show why the coup was a sloppy event with little or no chance of success.
In mundane astrology, the 6th house represents the armed forces . Here Jupiter, the ruler of the 6th, is square Neptune in the radix. Currently "the hour hand", solar arc Neptune is conjunct radix Jupiter. (exact 2 Aug. 2016). Transit Mars ( "the minute hand") which stationed direct on June 30, has been moving over radix Jupiter at the end of last week when the attempted coup took place. Ebertin interprets the combination as below:
Jupiter-Neptune-Mars: A poor speculation. The desire to realize plans without prospect.