The Newsmakers

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

Who is to blame for the power crisis in Puerto Rico?

Who is to blame for the power crisis in Puerto Rico?

What is causing the energy crisis in Puerto Rico?

What is causing the energy crisis in Puerto Rico?

The far-right alliance claims victory in Italy

The far-right alliance claims victory in Italy

Could change arise from Iran's widespread protests?

Could change arise from Iran's widespread protests?

What will bring peace to Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region?

What will bring peace to Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region?

What will end the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region?

What will end the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region?

Why hasn’t legal weed killed the black market?

Why hasn’t legal weed killed the black market?

Why has legal marijuana losing ground to the cartels in the United States?

Why has legal marijuana losing ground to the cartels in the United States?

Could Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border dispute be solved?

Could Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border dispute be solved?

Can unfreezing assets solve Afghanistan's economic crisis?

Can unfreezing assets solve Afghanistan's economic crisis?

Is the Philippines government covering up extrajudicial killings?

Is the Philippines government covering up extrajudicial killings?

Have US Republicans gone too far with the immigration debate?

Have US Republicans gone too far with the immigration debate?

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