Day: September 5, 2018

Henry Morgenthau on the Essence of the Turks

“In essence, the Turk is conceited and cowardly”, wrote Henry Morgenthau, “He becomes brave when the circumstances develop in his favor. In failure, he is vile, obsequious, and powerless. A hesitant and fearful Ottoman carefully looks for benefit in the maze of the diplomatic discord between European states. The rude and uncouth Turk of the