Endangered community: the Turkoman identity in Iraq

  title={Endangered community: the Turkoman identity in Iraq},
  author={Tarik H. Oğuzlu},
  journal={Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs},
  pages={309 - 325}
  • Tarik H. Oğuzlu
  • Published 1 October 2004
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs
This paper provides a preliminary survey of the origins, population size and areas of settlement of the Turkoman community in Iraq. After examining their political status during the pre‐1990 and post‐1990 periods in Turkey, an attempt is made to assess Turkey's policies towards this community with particular focus on the post‐Cold War era developments. The paper also analyses post‐September 11 developments in Iraq as far as their possible impact on the Turkoman community is concerned and… 


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