November 29, 2016
Many of our followers were no longer interested in spirituality," Erdogan says. "Only politics and money."
Latif Erdogan, who is in no way related to the Turkish president, sits in his office on the outskirts of Istanbul. His bookshelves are lined with literature about Islam. "Gülen could have gone down in history as a religious scholar and benefactor," he says. "But now his name will forever be associated with the shameful coup."