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American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages
The American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages (AATT), founded in 1985 as the American Association of Teachers of Turkish, is a private, non-profit, non-political organization of individuals interested in the languages of the Turks. In 1993, the members voted to expand and include all languages of the Turks. The objective of the Association is to advance and improve the teaching of the languages of the Turks; to promote study, criticism, and research in the field of the languages and literatures of the Turks; and to further the common interests of teachers of these subjects.
American Friends of Turkey
American Friends of Turkey (AFOT) was founded in the mid-1970s by Col. Ralph Ropp with the support of U.S. military and State Department personnel who had served in Turkey and who wished to strengthen relations between America and Turkey. Since then, AFOT has sought through various programs and projects to build bridges between the American and Turkish peoples. AFOT was incorporated as a tax-exempt institution under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1982.
American Turkish Council
As one of the leading business associations in the United States, American Turkish Council (ATC) is dedicated to effectively strengthening U.S.-Turkish relations through the promotion of commercial, defense, technology and cultural relations. Its diverse membership includes Fortune 500, U.S. and Turkish companies, multinationals, nonprofit organizations and individuals with an interest in U.S.-Turkish relations. Guided by member interests, ATC strives to enhance the growing ties between the U.S. and Turkey by initiating and facilitating efforts to increase investment and trade between the two countries.
Brookings Institution: Turkey Program
The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: Strengthen American democracy; Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans and Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank.
Middle East Institute: Center for Turkish Studies
The Center for Turkish Studies is a non-partisan policy research center dedicated to independent thinking, innovative research, and analysis. Through conferences, programs that attract media coverage, events featuring scholars, dignitaries and officials from across the political spectrum of Turkey and the U.S., and academic publications, the Center aims to promote knowledge of Turkey to the broader American public, and specifically to policy and opinion makers.

The Middle East Institute, with its longstanding tradition of educating broad audiences without advocating and serving as a bridge between academic research and policy-making process is uniquely positioned to spearhead an objective outreach program aimed at advancing a balanced and realistic understanding of Turkish politics, economy, society and foreign policy.
SETA Foundation DC
The Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) at Washington, DC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, DC dedicated to innovative studies on national, regional, and international issues concerning Turkey and U.S.-Turkey relations.
Turkish Coalition of America
In carrying out its mission, Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) is committed to building coalitions and working with all like minded organizations, based on shared values and goals, on the local, state and national levels in the sponsorship and organization of Educational programs on Turkish American issues, Turkish heritage and Turkey.
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy: Turkish Research Program
Since its inception in 1995, The Washington Institute's Turkish Research Program has established itself as the most influential center in Washington for research and information on Turkey -- a predominantly Muslim, secular, and democratic U.S. ally. Under the leadership of founding director Alan Makovsky and interim director Helena Kane Finn, the program introduced the Washington policymaking community to Turkey's leading political, diplomatic, military, and academic figures.

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