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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.

February 9th, 2022 13:58
German Millî Görüş Organization Fires Imam Over Anti-Semitic Comments
German Jewish media is reporting that the German Millî Görüş organization has fired one of its imams over anti-Semitic comments. According to the Jüdische Allgemeine report: January 28, 2022: The Islamic community...
February 7th, 2022 07:35
Palestinian Islamic Jihad Leader Holds Muslim Brotherhood Conference at Turkish Think Tank
Turkish media is reporting that a Turkish think tank headed by a former leader of a US/EU designated terrorist organization is holding a conference about the Muslim Brotherhood. The Anadolu...
January 25th, 2022 15:09
Organizations Led by Erdoğan’s Son, AKP Members Receive EU Funding
Turkish media is reporting that several organizations connected to AKP party members and President Erdoğan’s son Bilal have received EU funding. According to the Veryansın TV report: January 15th, 2022:...
January 18th, 2022 15:07
Turkish-American Influence Group Leader Visits Erdoğan-Allied Politician
The Vice Chairman of a Turkish-American influence group visited a politician allied to President Erdoğan’s party. According to Mevlüt Karakaya’s tweet: December 22nd, 2021: I would like to express my...
January 17th, 2022 14:37
French President Macron Says Foreign Powers Are Causes For Disinformation; Report Names Russia, Turkey, Iran And China
European media reported earlier this month that French President Emmanuel Macron identified foreign "propaganda" media and online platforms as the main drivers behind the spread of disinformation in France. According...
January 9th, 2022 15:06
Turkish Education Foundation Budget Increased 752% Since 2017
Turkish media is reporting that the Maarif Foundation’s budget has grown severalfold since 2017. According to the soL report: December 10th, 2021: While the 2022 budget of the Maarif Foundation...
January 9th, 2022 15:01
Autocracy Is Winning — The Atlantic
US media has published a trenchant analysis of what is called "Autocracy Inc.", the autocratic alliance of authoritarian states that work in a new way to preserve their power, in...
January 9th, 2022 14:12
Leaders Of Swedish Migrant Party Call For Artwork By Late Muhammad Caricaturist To Be „Burned Down,“ Accuse Its Creator Of Sowing Discord
In October 2021, a Swedish online news platform published an opinion piece by three leaders of a Swedish migrant political party tied to far-right/Islamist forces in Turkey. The piece called...
January 6th, 2022 15:42
Turkish Embassy in Netherlands Holds Reception with Local Islamist Groups
Turkish-Dutch media is reporting that the Turkish Embassy in the Netherlands hosted a Republic Day reception attended by several pro-Turkish or Islamist groups. According to the Platform Dergisi report: November...
December 6th, 2021 15:12
Turkish, Muslim Brotherhood Organizations Involved in Anti-Semitic Protests in Germany
According to a report by anti-Semitism monitoring associations, Global Muslim Brotherhood and Turkish-government connected organizations were involved in orchestrating anti-Semitic protests in Germany during violent Israeli-Palestinian altercations in May of...