The 1917 Balfour Declaration recognised the movement for Jewish self-determination, while ignoring that in Palestine itself the creation of a Jewish state directly contradicted the principles of self-determination.
The best way to honour veterans is not to start more wars: so why no parades to celebrate those who tried to prevent wars and those who refused to fight?
Asked in a military interview in 1914, whether he was "of pure European descent", George Bemand said yes. His answer was accepted.
Today the UK government will only accept 20,000 refugees, victims of its warmongering in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria. How different 100 years ago.
Britain’s dominant historical narrative is one of victory and pseudo-remembrance in a country that has never stopped using military force abroad and often prides itself on its willingness to do so.
TE Lawrence was always angry about the British betrayal of the Arabs in the Sykes-Picot agreement. A century on, borders it established are falling apart
It is important to remember how today's chaos in the Middle East came about, and why adding yet more warfare to the current crisis will perpetuate exactly what the “Great Loot” set out to do 100 years ago
By early 1916 a flagging British war machine had to resort to conscription to round up enough men for the trenches of Europe. Chris Fuller looks at the machinations of the politicians and the resistance they faced.