Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey's president, is trying to make the long-lost Ottoman form of Turkish a mandatory part of his country's schooling. Some Turks are excited to be reconnected to their history, but others say it's simply part of Erdoğan's religious political agenda.
When the British and French divided their spoils after World War I, Britain got three former provinces of the Ottoman Empire, which became Iraq. Jeb Sharp describes the Anglo-Iraqi relationship and its legacy.
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