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LIGNET: Islamist Feud Threatens Turkey's Regime, Regional Role

Friday, 10 Jan 2014 12:47 PM

By LIGNET Wires

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A protester holds up a banner with pictures of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen during an anti-government demonstration in Istanbul on Dec. 30, 2013. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
A struggle for power between Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a shadowy Islamist movement led by expatriate cleric Fethullah Gulen has rocked the foundations of Turkey's government. Corruption investigations of Erdogan cabinet members, secret business deals with Iran, and the dismissal of hundreds of police officers have poured kerosene on the feud, and could determine the future direction of Erdogan's policies and make it harder for Turkey to play an active role in conflicts in the Middle East, especially Syria.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.


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