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Turkey

Turkey employs sev­er­al forms of influ­ence oper­a­tions, mak­ing use of orga­ni­za­tions pro­vid­ing ser­vices to the Turk­ish dias­po­ra, Islamist groups, polit­i­cal orga­ni­za­tions, edu­ca­tion, and sup­port­ing orga­ni­za­tions that effec­tive­ly lob­by for the Turk­ish government.

September 16th, 2021 16:11
German Domestic Intelligence Highlights Turkish Influence Operations
Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has reported on attempts by the Turkish government to influence public opinion in Germany and identified Turkish influence organizations in the country. According to the agency’s...
September 16th, 2021 16:02
German Chancellor Candidate’s Connections to Turkish-Islamist Groups
Ahead of the German federal elections on September 26th, German media is reporting that the German Christian Democratic Union Chancellor Candidate Chancellor Armin Laschet has had several connections with Islamist...
September 12th, 2021 13:12
US Congressman Offers Assistance to Turkish-American Influence Group
After the Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC) donated food items to a local non-profit organization, a New Jersey Congressman wrote a letter to the group, offering his assistance should...
August 27th, 2021 16:55
US Congressman Meets With Turkish Influence Leaders
A Turkish-American influence group is reporting about a meeting between “Turkish American Leaders” and US Congressman Jamaal Bowman. According to the Turkish American National Steering Committee tweet from August 8:...
August 24th, 2021 13:11
Turkish-German Mosque Association Wins Court Victory for Religious Education Alongside State
German media is reporting that the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB)  has won a court victory to continue to teach religious education in collaboration with a German state. According to the...
August 18th, 2021 17:19
Local DITIB Head Charged With Incitement
German media is reporting that the local head of DITIB has been indicted for incitement. According to the NDR report:  June 30, 2021, The Göttingen public prosecutor's office has brought...
August 10th, 2021 16:37
Turkish Educational Foundation Receives President Erdoğan’s Wife
The Maarif Foundation is reporting that Turkish President Erdoğan’s wife, Emine, attended its consultative meeting in Belgium. According to the Maarif Foundation release: June 14, 2021 President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s...
August 9th, 2021 15:23
Turkish-American Influence Group Briefs Turkish Officials on Outreach to US Politicians
The Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC) is reporting that its leaders have been briefing Turkish ministers and an MP on their activities, including those “which reach out to the...
August 4th, 2021 16:37
Anti-Israel Conference In Turkey Features Prominent Islamist and Turkish Figures, US Scholars
US media is reporting about an academic conference in Turkey called “Challenging Apartheid in Palestine,” featuring prominent Islamist and Turkish figures as well as US academics as speakers. According to...
August 3rd, 2021 13:09
EXCLUSIVE: UK Think Tank and Turkish Ruling Party Web Presence Suggest Same Management
A Global Influence Operations Report (GIOR) investigation has determined that a UK think-tank claiming to be independent is in fact linked to the Turkish AKP Party of Turkish President Erdoğan. In...