Photo credit: Adem Altan/AFP via Getty Images “Erdogan and…

Photo credit: Adem Altan/AFP via Getty Images

“Erdogan and Gulen, a 75-year-old cleric based in Saylorsburg, , have been exchanging barbs since Dec. 17, when an investigation into official corruption ensnared the chief executive officer of a state-run bank, a construction billionaire and the sons of three ministers. In a video published on his website on Dec. 21, Gulen wished fire on the houses of the corrupt. Erdogan responded yesterday, saying he’d “descend upon the dens” of those hiding inside state institutions.”

, Bloomberg News