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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.

April 4th, 2022 14:32
Organizations Led by Erdoğan’s Son, AKP Members Again Receive EU Funding
Turkish media is reporting that several organizations connected to AKP party members and President Erdoğan's son Bilal have again received EU funding. According to the Veryansın TV report: April 1, 2022:...
April 1st, 2022 13:27
Turkish, Iranian Influence Organizations to have Input in Hamburg Youth Welfare
German media is reporting that the Hamburg City Senate would allow groups influenced by the Turkish and Iranian governments to have input in youth welfare. According to the Die Welt...
March 31st, 2022 12:19
Turkish-European Influence Group Collaborating with Turkish Government Officials to Aid Erdoğan in Elections
German media is reporting that a Turkish-European NGO monitored as an extremist organization in Germany is coordinating with Turkish government officials to help President Erdoğan in next year's upcoming elections....
March 30th, 2022 10:10
Pro-AKP Lobbying Group to Open US Branch
The head of an international Turkish lobbying group for President Erdoğan has announced the group is setting up a US branch. According to a tweet from Köksal Kuş: March 13,...
March 23rd, 2022 14:48
Turkish Religious Body Presents Award to Yusuf Islam, the Former Singer Cat Stevens Has Supported the Global Muslim Brotherhood
Turkish media is reporting that Turkey's main religious body has presented Yusuf Islam and another Global Muslim Brotherhood figure with its annual International Benevolence awards. According to the Daily Sabah...
March 17th, 2022 12:14
AKP Parliamentary Committee Meets with Turkish Community in New Jersey
Turkish media is reporting on a parliamentary committee from Turkish President Erdoğan’s AKP party meeting with members of the Turkish community in New Jersey. According to the Anadolu Agency report:...
March 15th, 2022 12:42
GIOR Investigation: US-Designated Russian Influence Actor Controlled by Turkish Political Party
A GIOR investigation demonstrates that United World International, a website sanctioned by the US Treasury as a Russian-backed influence actor, appears to be controlled by a pro-Russian Turkish political party....
March 11th, 2022 14:43
Erdoğan Hosts Turkish-European Lobbying Group
A Turkish-European lobbying group is reporting that it is being hosted by Turkish President Erdoğan at his presidential complex. According to a Union of International Democrats Facebook post: During the...
March 9th, 2022 15:41
Senate Candidate Dr. Oz Tied to Turkish Government
US media is reporting that Senate Candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz has several connections to the Turkish government. According to the Washington Post op-ed: February 16, 2022 Members of the U.S....
March 3rd, 2022 14:01
Turkish-American Influence Group’s Co-Chair Leaves to Become USA AKP Representative
The co-chair of a Turkish-American influence group has now been appointed as head of Turkish President Erdoğan's AKP party in the United States. According to the ABDPOST report: February 25th,...