Turkey Book Talk

Hakan Özoğlu on Mark Bristol and the founding of US-Turkey ties in the 20th century

January 18, 2022

Hakan Özoğlu on “The Decline of the Ottoman Empire and the Rise of the Turkish Republic: Observations of an American Diplomat, 1919-1927” (Edinburgh University Press). The book examines the work of Admiral Mark Bristol, US high commissioner in Istanbul as the Ottoman Empire collapsed and the Republic of Turkey was founded in 1923.

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