Fethullah Gulen: The Islamic Scholar Turkey Blames for the Failed Coup

At The Washington Post, Valerie Strauss profiles Fethullah Gulen, the man who Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is blaming for Friday’s failed coup attempt. Gulen is an Islamic scholar and movement leader who lives in seclusion in Pennsylvania. Strauss writes, “His followers have also opened many private schools around the globe, including more than 160 science-, math- and technology-focused public charter schools with different names in numerous states around” the United States. Strauss writes that the Gulen movement has denied involvement in the coup.

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