Ottoman Empire

The Balfour Declaration: How 67 Words Shaped the Middle East

November 2, 2017

One hundred years after the Balfour Declaration, Britain’s colonial legacy endures, says TRNN’s Shir Hever

Thousands Protest Forced Urbanization of Israel’s Bedouin

December 1, 2013

On Saturday, November 30th, thousands gathered in the Negev in Southern Israel to protest the government’s forced urbanization plan of the desert’s Bedouin indigenous people. The plan, called Prawer-Begin after its authors passed first reading of three by the Israeli parliament in June, and sparked mass mobilization. The biggest of the protests was in the…

Micromanaging the Syrian Revolution

December 7, 2012
Baris Karaagac: Turkish leadership dreams of a new Ottoman empire and looks to control the Kurds