Michael A. Reynolds is Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Co-Director of the Program on History and the Practice of Diplomacy at Princeton University. He is author of Shattering Empires: The Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1908-1918, a recipient of the American Historical Association’s George Louis Beer Prize, an American Library Association outstanding tile, and a Financial Times summer reading list selection. His commentary has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, National Interest, and War on the Rocks among other publication. He has held fellowships at Harvard University’s WCFIA and the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the NYPL and most recently was a visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Moscow State Institute for International Relations. He is completing a biography of the Young Turk triumvir and Minister of War Enver Pasha.