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Islamic History Podcast

Apr 27, 2020

Underestimating Ottoman capabilities, the British attempt to invade Mesopotamia with devastating consequences.

Apr 20, 2020

Ottoman-Armenian relations started to get really bad towards the end of the 19th century. But once the Great War started, they got even worse.

Apr 13, 2020

With Sharif Hussein's promising to rebel against the Ottomans, the British and French have plans of their own. Mark Sykes and Francois Georges-Picot meet in London to discuss their vision of the future of the Middle East.

Apr 6, 2020

Sir Henry McMahon, British High Commission to Egypt, begins a deliberately vague series of letters with Sharif Hussein of Mecca.