|Chief of the General Staff of Turkey|
6 December 1990 – 30 August 1994
|Preceded by||Necip Torumtay|
|Succeeded by||İsmail Hakkı Karadayı|
|Commander of the Turkish Army|
23 August 1989 – 6 December 1990
|Preceded by||Kemal Yamak|
|Succeeded by||Muhittin Füsunoğlu|
|Years of service||1945-1994|
Doğan Güreş (born 1926, Kilis) is a retired Turkish general and True Path Party politician. He was Chief of the General Staff of Turkey from 1990 to 1994, having been Commander of the First Army of Turkey (1987 - 1989) and Commander of the Turkish Army (1989 - 1990). In 1992 he proclaimed self-confidently that "Turkey is a military state". After his retirement in 1994 he was elected to parliament for the True Path Party in the 1995 parliamentary elections (representing Kilis), and re-elected in 1999, serving until November 2002. He was also True Path's presidential candidate in the Turkish presidential election, 2000.
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References[edit | edit source]
- Özcan, Gencer, "The Military and the Making of Foreign Policy in Turkey", In: Kirişci, Kemal (red.) & Rubin, Barry (red.): Turkey in World Politics. An Emerging Multiregional Power, Lynne Rienner Publishers, London, 2001. pp. 16-20.
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