Erdoğan is the most influential politician
"I can't guess the answer" Fuller said when asked if he expects Erdoğan to be the next president. "It is required to accept that Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the most influential political figure in Turkey despite everything, I could also say that Kurdish votes will have a large influence on the election," he concluded.
Graham Fuller is CIA's National Intelligence Council's former vice chairman, writer, and still works for RAND Corporation as a senior political scientist. He speaks Russian, Turkish, Arabic and Chinese. He has many academic works on Gülen movement, and he is also one of the figures bringing Gülen to the US. He is such delved in Turkey that he named his daughter Ankara. The ex-husband of his daughter is the uncle of the two Chechens that organized the bombings in Boston last year.