Hugh Pope

Hugh Pope

International Advisory Council Member

Hugh Pope is an author, editor and veteran former Turkey and Middle East staff writer for The Wall Street Journal. Hugh spent fifteen years with The International Crisis Group, first leading the conflict prevention organisation’s Turkey/Cyprus Project and then serving as its global Director of Communications & Outreach. Most recently he led the editing and preparation for publication of The Keys to Democracy: Sortition as a New Model for Citizen Power. His own books include Dining with al-Qaeda: Making Sense of the Middle East; Sons of the Conquerors: The Rise of the Turkic World and, as co-author, Turkey Unveiled: A History of Modern Turkey.

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