The pointless slaughter of trench warfare, with lines of enlisted men mowed down in their thousands as they march slowly towards machine guns isn’t exactly a “fun” scenario.
How Isis thrives in a borderless world as it erases lines in the sand drawn by the west 100 years ago
The peoples of the Middle East have suffered this past century from the theatre of dictatorships and cardboard institutions created by the west, says Robert Fisk
A new No Glory pamhlet, written by Neil Faulkner, sets the record straight on the Battle of the Somme, which by any rational assessment, represents a world gone mad.
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.
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