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Turkish leader offers to release jailed Evangelical pastor if US surrenders his political rival

October 03, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan has offered to free Rev. Andrew Craig Brunson, an American Evangelical minister who has been jailed on espionage charges, if the US will surrender Fetullah Gulen, a Turkish exile living in the US. The Turkish government charges that Gulen, an unorthodox Islamic preacher who nows lives in the US, helped organize an attempted coup last year.

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