Strait Talk

Did the collapse of the Ottoman Empire destabilise the Middle East?

One of the most drastic outcomes of the war was the complete collapse of the Ottoman Empire. It once spanned three continents and was one of the biggest dynasties in modern history. But by the 19th century, Europeans had colonized most of the Empire. World War One was a chance for them to get some back. But they lost, and with it the Empire began to crumble. One hundred years on, is the Middle East still seeing the impacts of that collapse? Guests Sean McMeekin WWI historian and author of ‘The Ottoman Endgame’ Mahmoud Haddad History professor at the University of Balamand Mesut Uyar Turkish military historian

How did the end of World War One pave the way for the rise of fascism?

How did the end of World War One pave the way for the rise of fascism?

Could World War One have been avoided?

Could World War One have been avoided?

Was World War One responsible for the rise of fascism?

Was World War One responsible for the rise of fascism?

Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts

Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts

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What Will Turkiye and Saudi Arabia’s ‘New Era of Co-operation’ Look Like?

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World Bank Says Turkiye Can Save Nearly $150 Billion if It Acts on Climate Change

World Food Programme Halts Food Aid to South Sudan Due to Lack of Funds

World Food Programme Halts Food Aid to South Sudan Due to Lack of Funds

Could Israel and Egypt Become Major Gas Exporters to Europe?

Could Israel and Egypt Become Major Gas Exporters to Europe?

India Faces Huge Backlash Over BJP Official’s Remarks

India Faces Huge Backlash Over BJP Official’s Remarks

D-8 Organization Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in Istanbul

D-8 Organization Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in Istanbul

Normalisation Process Between Türkiye And Egypt Going Forward

Normalisation Process Between Türkiye And Egypt Going Forward

Is Iran Losing Its Influence in the Region?

Is Iran Losing Its Influence in the Region?

German Intelligence Report Says PKK Is the Biggest Foreign Extremist Group On Its Soil

German Intelligence Report Says PKK Is the Biggest Foreign Extremist Group On Its Soil

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Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov Visits Türkiye to Discuss Ukraine Grain Corridor

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Can the Black Sea Region Come Together to Tackle Security Challenges?

What’s Behind the Recent Flare-up in Tensions Between Türkiye and Greece?

What’s Behind the Recent Flare-up in Tensions Between Türkiye and Greece?

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