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Never mind the political struggles in which the British Embassy in Turkey has been engaged and the wars to which it has been witness for well over four centuries. At the beginning of the First World War the embassy dissolved into what must have been one of the first genuine British interests sections ever to be created. Ever since the League of Nations emerged at the end of the First World War and heralded the dawn of the so-called 'new diplomacy', the resident embassy has been widely held to have been living on borrowed time. To be sure, the exceptional recent growth of the embassy is partly the result of an increase in the importance of Turkey to Britain: drugs and immigration as well as its strategic location, military strength, North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO) membership, EU membership aspirations, role model as a Muslim but secular state, and buoyant market.

Keywords: British diplomacy; First World War; North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO); resident embassy; Turkey

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