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Who is Somerset Arthur Gough-Calthorpe?

British High Commissioner Admiral Calthorpe, stationed in Istanbul, wrote in many of his telegrams to London that one way to weaken the Ottoman Empire was pitting the Kurds and Turks against each other. During the negotiations for the Armistice of Mudros, Admiral Calthorpe promised that everything would be done to …

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