Young Turks Revolution

In 1908 the Young Turks, an unlikely mix of people who were unhappy with the Sultan’s policies, heralded the second constitutional era in the Ottoman Empire. They brought back the 1876 constitution (which had been abolished in 1878) and put a new Sultan on the throne; Mehmed V. They originated as a secret opposition group […]

Imminent Conflict

To be honest I can’t wait to get this series to the First World War (WW1). But I want to be thorough. So I’m going to take you from the beginning, when Zionists were buying land in Palestine to start a Jewish homeland, to the eve of WW1.* During this time, both groups, Arabs and […]