“Our Bodies are Turkish, Our Soul Islamic”
The Grey Wolves and the Essence of Present-Day Turkish-Islam Mobilization
By Evangelos Areteos
Evangelos Areteos’ latest report looks at how the Grey Wolves’ ideological values and overall action have mobilized Turkish Islamism against the weakening of secular Kemalist nationalism. Simultaneously, the boost in Idealist Hearths’ mobilization now may become a serious threat to the AKP-MHP alliance. By having emerged as the very essence of today’s Turkey’s nationalist mobilization, the ideology and combative activism of the Idealist Hearths is radically transforming the country’s political and cultural dynamics.