Thursday, August 4, 2016

A Deadly Rivalry: Erdogan's Hunt Against the Gülen Movement By Onur Burçak Belli, Eren Caylan and Maximilian Popp

''For two decades, Lieutenant Colonel Levent Türkkan was entrusted with a special task in the Turkish military: Do not attract attention. He first served in the infantry before becoming an officer and ultimately aide-de-camp to the chief of staff for Turkey's armed forces. Yet Türkkan's loyalty didn't belong to his employer or the Turkish state -- he was a follower of Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric accused by Erdogan's administration of orchestrating the failed coup on July 15, which left at least 270 people dead..''

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