Search: Hizmet (3 materials)

Turkey's Venture into Africa

... African countries unanimously voted for Turkey’s non-permanent membership in UN Security Council for 2009/2010, and Turkish companies successfully get government tenders. The new scope of work in Africa appeared in 2013. In 2000’s Gülen Movement Hizmet was promoting education in many countries of the region by opening schools, launching social programs, and was treated by many Africans as a means of Turkish soft power in Africa. Four years ago differing views of R. Erdoğan and Hizmet’s leader ...


From Kismet to Hizmet

... spotlighted by Gulenist supporters who, along with some media assets, linked the improper activties to the party of then-prime minister Erdogan, the Justice and Development Party (AKP). As president of Turkey, Erdogan, last year, accused Gulen and his Hizmet movement of fomenting a coup to topple his government. Some major powers, and western media assets and "spin doctors" suggested at the time (June-July 2016) that Erdogan not use the failed effort as an excuse for his regime to conduct ...


Snowden, E-Diplomacy and Zimmerman's Law

Regardless of whether you consider Edward Snowden a patriot or a scoundrel the chances that he will be granted asylum in Brazil have become extremely remote thanks to Snowden’s trusted adviser Glenn Greenwald. The ex-Guardian journalist was involved in floating an e-diplomacy hoax that was interpreted in the media as an official request for asylum to the government of Brazil. The move raises questions about the future credibility of soft power and online public diplomacy on the internet because...


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