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Hugh Pope

Wall Street Journal Bureau Chief, Istanbul

Hugh Pope is currently the Wall Street Journal bureau chief in Istanbul, Turkey.

He studied Persian and Arabic at Oxford University and has reported extensively for the “Independent,” “Los Angeles Times,” “BBC” and “Reuters.”

He is author of “Sons of the Conquerors: The Rise of the Turkic World.” Hugh Pope is also the co-author of “Turkey Unveiled.”

Articles by Hugh Pope

Cotton Strangles the Aral Sea

Are water shortages in Asia temporary or the result of poor environmental policies?

November 25, 2005

The Silk Road — A Romantic Deception?

What can Central Asian countries do to reform after years of neglect?

November 24, 2005