Tuesday, October 19 2010
Kaiser Wilhelm II's oriental fixation had... the feeling of a love affair, as he courted the affections of the various peoples of the Ottoman Empire... Wilhelm wanted Germans to lead the way in 'civilizing' the Middle East, reinvigorating its moribund economy and integrating it with Europe’s.
Sunday, September 26 2010
Sean McMeekin examines the all but forgotten jihad that Germany attempted to oversee during World War I.
Monday, May 18 2009
McMeekin moves away from a more adolescent fascination with the excitement of revolution and points towards a more pragmatic, exploitative side.