Erdogan Links U.S. Alliance to Gulen’s Return as Base Reopens

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  • Turkish president refers to ‘strategic partner’s request’
  • Kerry tells Turks to ‘show us the evidence’ about cleric

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, newly emboldened after crushing a coup attempt, is testing his country’s key defense relationship by demanding the U.S. turn over a cleric he accuses of inspiring the uprising.

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