Britain's policy towards the Ottoman Empire since the assumption of the British Ambassador Louis Mellit until the entry into the First World War
College Of Basic Education Researches Journal,
2020, Volume 16, Issue 3, Pages 597-621
AbstractThe prevailing view of many historians and researchers in Ottoman affairs were that the British government is pushing the Ottoman state to join the center countries, led by Germany, but this view is problematic, especially since Britain has already achieved its preference in the years before the First World War and its emphasis on her interested in Arabian Gulf , Mesopotamia, and no Exception Egypt, which has not wished to raise its subject since the federalists took power in the Ottoman Empire, and to enter into negotiations with the British side in order to ensure its interests in the Middle East. In 1913-1914, which resulted in a series of agreements in favor of the British government, which became the view that it is not necessary to engage with the Ottoman State in armed conflict.
The research deals with diplomacy taken by Britain through the Foreign Office and its embassy in Astana and pursued two levels of policy, the first: to keep the Ottoman Empire on the neutrality. The second to delay the entry of the Ottoman Empire as much as possible.
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