US uses cleric to overthrow Turkish government

Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who President Tayyip Erdogan accuses of seeking to overthrow him, state broadcaster TRT Haber reported on Friday. http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2014/12/19/world/europe/19reuters-turkey-cleric.html?ref=world
Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999, has been in open conflict with Erdogan since a corruption probe targeting the then-prime minister’s inner circle a year ago. Erdogan blamed the investigation on Gulen, but the cleric denied involvement.

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