What are the contradictory promises made by the British during WWI? How did these promises assist in the creation of the current Middle Eastern conflicts?
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There were four contradictory statements that were made by the British during WW1. They included, The McMahon – Hussein correspondence, the Sykes – Picot Agreement, the Balfour Declaration and the Anglo-French declaration (Gough & Eiscnschitz, 1996).
The McMahon – Hussein correspondence was made in 1915 when Britain [promised The Sheriff of Mecca, Hussein to offer support for an independent Arab Kingdom. In return, they had to mount an Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire. The second…