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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.

July 3rd, 2021 16:01
NYC Mayoral Candidate Received Donations from Turkish-American Influence Group Leaders
A US university news service is reporting that New York City Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams has received donations from two leaders of organizations connected to the Turkish government. According to...
July 3rd, 2021 15:45
Resigned DITIB Head Suggests Bigoted Speaker’s Cancellation a Response to External Pressure
German media is reporting that the chairman of a local DITIB branch has said that the group only canceled an event featuring a Turkish historian known for homophobic and anti-Semitic...
June 28th, 2021 13:29
Turkish-American Influence Group’s New Vice-Chairman Is Also President of Turkish Islamist Businessman’s Group
According to the Turkish American National Steering Committee’s (TASC), its new Vice-Chairman of the Board is an individual who is also the president of the USA youth wing of a...
May 31st, 2021 12:03
Turkish-German Association to Remain Part of German State Islamic Education Board
German media is reporting that a mosque association connected to the Turkish government will remain part of an Islamic education advisory board in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia while...
May 10th, 2021 11:35
German City Council Rejects New Turkish-Tied Mosque
German media is reporting that a German city council has rejected a mosque construction plan from a Turkish religious organization with strong connections to the Turkish government. According to the...
May 10th, 2021 11:11
Ramadan Ceremony Includes Turkish Influence Group, Local Mayor, and US Congressman
Turkish media is reporting that a Turkish-American influence group and an NJ mayor’s office organized a Ramadan iftar (fast-breaking) that also was attended by a US Congressman. According to the...
May 7th, 2021 12:45
Turkish Government Religious Foundation Records Huge Increase In TV Station Funds
Turkish media is reporting that a Turkish government religious foundation's TV channel, known to broadcast in Europe, has recorded a nearly ten-fold increase in capital over the past three years....
May 5th, 2021 13:17
Turkish-American Influence Leader Protests Biden’s Recognition of Armenian Genocide
Turkish media is reporting that a co-chair of the Turkish-American National Steering Committee protested President Joe Biden's recognition of the Armenian genocide. According to the Daily Sabah report: April 25,...
May 5th, 2021 13:10
Turkish President, Defense Minister Met With Heads of Turkish-German Groups
German media is reporting that the heads of multiple Turkish-German organizations met with the Turkish President and the Defense Minister in Turkey. According to the Welt report:   April 30, 2021 Everyone got their personal photo with...
May 3rd, 2021 12:02
Turkish Government Foundation Opening US School
A Turkish governmental education foundation is reporting that it is promoting a new school in New Jersey. According to the Maarif Foundation release: April 18, 2021 Turkish Maarif Foundation (TMF)...