The Eastern Question and Its Solution

The Eastern Question and Its Solution

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The Eastern Question and Its Solution

The Eastern Question and Its Solution

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This book is an outgrowth of two articles on "Is the Near-Eastern Question Capable of Solution?" which I contributed to the New York Sun of December 7th and 14th, 1919. In the enlargement I have had particularly in mind to set forth our interest as Americans in a question of world-wide significance that lay at the root of the war in which we became involved. The Eastern Question will continue to be a menace to the peace of the world until it is rightly settled, as it has been such a menace for over a century. It is therefore a matter of vital concern to us to see to its settlement. If the world continues to be in a disturbed and restless condition, we will suffer along with European nations. Besides this selfish point of view, we also have an interest of a higher character in the lands that have now been released from Turkish sovereignty, by virtue of our large participation in educational . . .

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