Erdogan Blasts U.S. for Ties to Cleric, Support for Kurds

  • ‘Give him to us,’ Turkish leader demands of U.S.-based Gulen
  • Backing Kurds in Syria is a ‘mistake in the eyes of the world’

Turkey's Erdogan on U.S. as an Ally

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the U.S. of failing to live up to its obligations on two issues of vital importance to Turkey by backing Kurdish fighters it considers terrorists and harboring an aging cleric it accuses of fomenting a failed coup.

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