Foreign Minister Cavusoglu: Turkey’s Chief Spin Doctor

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. (Photo: Wikimedia)

Turkey’s relentless quest to secure the extradition of U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen involves a tangled web of formal and informal efforts, something that frequently places Ankara in an awkward spot and legally uncharted territory.

Ekim Alptekin, a Turkish businessman with deep roots in the U.S. and a close associate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has…