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Sykes-Picot

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Discuss the events leading up to and the ramifications of the Sykes-Picot agreement
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>>15157
The Americans had a better plan desu
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>>15198
What was that? Wilson's 14 dicks of self determidiction that he only wanted to apply to people he liked and didnt want to imperialize himself?
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>>15284
Yeah, Wilson was a complete fuckwit with that - reputedly he was shocked to learn after the establishment of "Czechoslovakia" that there were Germans living in Sudetenland as well
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should have just colonized the areas. Put them under direct control of France and Britain, sold the poor off as slaves. Wilsonian ideals fucked the elites in the heads. they forgot the basic principals of conquest. liberalism is why we've had a century of failure and dictatorship in the middle east. and just look at what happened, we've bankrupted ourselves trying to keep these bitch ass psychos in power and it blew up anyway in 2011. we should have just cleaned house a long time ago. Now we're waiting for ISIS and Russia to do it for us. Weakness always comes back to bite you.
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>>15157
Proof that dismantling and colonizing the middle east was a terrible fucking idea with decades and centuries of chaos and discord flowing from it.
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Constantinople should have been either made an international zone of given back to the Greeks.
If you are going to cede Israel on a multiple thousand year old religious claim, why not Constantinople on a 460 year old religious claim?
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>>15157
Not a single success
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>>15788
Given back to the greeks? It was taken from the greeks in the mid 15th century....
The greeks tried to take it back, and the eurofucks tried to even make the Anatolian peninsula part of their mandate scheme before Ataturk pushed them back.

It's ok that greeks didn't really get to stay on the Peninsula, millions of Muslims were slaughtered in the Balkans for over 100 years before the population exchange post WWI took place.
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>>16149
Technically that was true for Greeks too. Both sides carried out ethnic cleansings and population exchanges of their respective rival ethnicity. It's probably why Turkey is relatively stable compared to Syria and Lebanon and Iraq.
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It might be the reason they all hate us so much and started modifying their religion in ways to be an antithesis to western ideals, considering western ideals only led to exploitation.
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>>16501
The turks didn't carry out ethnic cleansing on nearly the same scale the greeks did during the successive revolutions in the balkans during the mid to late 1800's. The greek deportations were pretty tame, except for the people who took up arms in war and died. The turks did do a lil ethnic cleansing on those armenians though :\
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>>15729
That would have been impossible for.

1) France tried to do the same for Algeria (and had a much longer period and brutal period occupying it) and ultimately it failed and pretty much destroyed the short lived post-War 4th Republic. It simply didn't have the population number to replace the native Berber/Arabs never mind Syria or a dominant Maronite-French Lebanon. Demography was always against them.

2) As for Iraq and Egypt, putting them under indirect control was because attempts at direct control was extraordinarily expensive when it came to putting down revolves. Costs that the Empire could not absorb.
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