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The Turkish Diaspora – A Channel of Influence
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Introduction1

With the reinforcement of the Islamic nationalist regime in Turkey, descendants of immigrants in Western Europe are instrumentalised, fashioning a form of diaspora geopolitics serving the interests of Ankara. Dış Türkler, “outsider Turks” is a concept that has been active in Turkey since the 1970s,2 whereas the term “diaspora” has only been applied to …

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Akgönül, Samim, “The Turkish Diaspora – A Channel of Influence”, in: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online, Edited by: Stephanie Müssig, Egdūnas Račius, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Oliver Scharbrodt. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2588-9737_YMEO_COM_14202103>



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