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Turkey requests extradition of Fethullah Gülen but not for coup attempt, says US - The Guardian

The Turkish government alleges that Fethullah Gülen, who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, orchestrated the military coup attempt in July. Photograph: Selahattin Sevi/AFP/Getty Images. Turkey. Turkey requests extradition of Fethullah Gülen ...and more »

In University Purge, Turkey's Erdogan Hits Secularists and Boosts Conservatives - Wall Street Journal

KONYA, Turkey—On the humid afternoon after July's bloody coup attempt, signs of a rift that is redefining this nation's academia played out in two cities 400 miles apart. In Istanbul, Nil Mutluer grabbed her 3-year-old daughter and raced with a ...and more »

Turkey's Great Purge - New York Times

ISTANBUL — More than a month has passed since the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey. Most people here are glad we averted a major attack on our democracy, which could have initiated not only a brutal military regime but maybe even a civil war. Many ...and more »

The US and NATO Need Turkey - TIME

A man holds a Turkish flag during an anti coup rally at Taksim square in Istanbul, on July 26, 2016. Petros Karadjias—AP. By Halil I. Danismaz. August 22, 2016. IDEAS. Danismaz is president of the Turkish Heritage Organization. The bloody coup attempt ...and more »

Will the US Extradite Fethullah Gulen? - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. NEWS BRIEF The U.S. State Department said Tuesday the government of Turkey formally sought the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, the Pennsylvania-based cleric whom ...and more »

Invite Turkey To Leave NATO: Ankara Shares Few Values Or Interests With The West - Huffington Post

Turkey's brief democratic moment is ending. The rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Development and Justice Party (AKP) in 2002 signaled the collapse of the militarized secular republic created by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. The recent failed coup killed ...and more »

Better late than never - Daily Sabah

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (R) hosted U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the presidential palace in Ankara. Turkey hosted two important names from the U.S. this week - Vice President Joe Biden and Nouman Ali Khan, the founder of Bayyinah. Both visits ...and more »

Joe Biden's visit to Turkey and solving pressing issues - Aljazeera.com

The relations of Turkey and the United States were not in a very good state before the failed coup attempt on July 15. However, since then relations have taken a turn for the worst. As Vice President Joe Biden visits Turkey today, he is facing four ...and more »

After Failed Coup, Turkey Enjoys a Rare Period of Unity - New York Times

ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is normally a divisive figure, loved by his base of religious conservatives and loathed by the rest of society. But there he was recently, sipping tea and making easy chitchat with his political ...and more »

After the Coup: Backlash Against Turkey's Minorities - The Globalist

The failed coup has sparked a wave of hatred and violence against religious minorities for their supposed “complicity” in the incident. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Reddit Share to WhatsApp Share to LinkedIn ...and more »