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Turkey Alleges Muslim Cleric Was Behind Coup Bid

Turkey's allegations that Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind the country's recent coup attempt has exacerbated the ill will between him and the nation's president, who were once considered close allies. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed the coup attempt on supporters of his U.S.-based foe, Gulen, whose Hizmet movement has an influential presence in the Turkish media, police and judiciary. Gulen issued a statement condemning in “the strongest terms” the attempted...

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