The House of Representatives adopted the 2022 Defense Budget draft, which also includes an article that stipulates “investigation of whether the Ülkü Ocakları is a foreign terrorist organization”.
An article added to the 2022 Defense Budget draft (NDAA) by Democratic Nevada Deputy Dina Titus stipulates that the State Department should investigate whether “Ülkü Ocakları meets the criteria of being a foreign terrorist organization”.
The text of the article is as follows:
Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit to the appropriate Congressional committees a report that contains the following:
(1) A detailed report of the activities of the Grey Wolves
organization (AKA Bozkurtlar & Ulku Ocaklar() undertaken
against U.S. interests, allies, and international partners,
including a review of the criteria met for designation as a
foreign terrorist organization as set forth in section 219 of
the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1189).
(2) A determination as to whether the Grey Wolves meet the
criteria for designation as a foreign terrorist organization
as set forth in section 219 of the Immigration and
Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1189), and should be designated as
such by the Secretary of State.
(3) If the Secretary of State determines that the Grey
Wolves do not meet the criteria set forth under section 219
of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1189), a
detailed justification as to which criteria have not been