Tag: Sykes Picot


Sykes-Picot & the Balfour Declaration

Even before the defeat of the centuries-old Ottoman Empire, France, Britain, Italy, and Russia were already strategising how best to split it up. During World War I, to garner support for an Arab revolt against the Ottomans, the British promised Husayn Bin Ali Sharif, the Emir of Mecca, and his […]