There will be repercussions from this event which will likely be bad for the West no matter who takes power in Turkey.
Former Ambassador Bolton prediction: "If coup fails, expect a brutal crackdown"
We have a prediction as well: As Germany refused Erdogan asylum, expect a wave of hostile Muslim immigrants headed North in droves.
It also appears that this coup was orchestrated by another Islamist who is living in the US named Fethullah Gülen, who is probably worse from a Western point of view than Erdogan is.
This coup does not have a likely upside for the West.
Frank Gaffney on the Gulen Schools in the US
James Woolsey, CIA chief on possible consequences of coup: