“Turkish gov’t takes a page from the Gulenist playbook in Washington lobbying” – 3

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This is the third piece in a series on Turkish government and Turkish-American lobbying in the United States.

  • Claire Sadar
  • Ahval

In the first two pieces, I discussed how both the Turkish government and its former ally turned enemy, the Gulen Movement, are courting the Trump administration, and particularly Vice President Mike Pence, through Trump-connected lobbyists.

Thki 1aIn 2017, both sides spent considerable sums on lobbying.

The Gulen-connected Alliance for Shared Values spent at least $310,500 on three lobbying firms. Unsurprisingly, the…

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