About Osman Şimşek
Told by the sources

The movement of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen has started discussions on who will replace the leader of the movement, with four members in the running to succeed the ailing leader, according to an intelligence report prepared by analysts who track the group’s activities.

The four were identified as Mehmet Ali Şengül, Cevdet Türkyolu, Osman Şimşek and Ahmet Kurucan. (1)

When Simsek, who also functions as Gulen’s chief publisher and archivist—and has personally authored three books on Gulen—told me this story several days later, we were seated on sofas in Simsek’s living room in a house a short drive down the street from Gulen’s Golden Generation Retreat and Worship Center. (2)

(1) www.hurriyetdailynews.com/Default.aspx?pageID=238&nID=104881&NewsCatID=341

(2) http://hizmetmovement.blogspot.com.es/2016/08/compound-where-fethullah-gulen-lives4.html

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