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Letters: Extradite cleric to keep Turkey as ally

Jul 26, 2016 - Philadelphia Inquirer


Extradite cleric

The time has come for the United States to recognize that exiled Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen is not a man of honor - he is a traitor ("Turkey requests cleric's extraditon," Wednesday). Through his network of henchmen, Gulen instructed and encouraged a military coup that failed earlier this month.

Civilians, police, and young soldiers were drawn into a situation that could and should have been avoided. Lives have been lost unnecessarily, and ...