Sextus: You can break a man's skull. You can arrest him. You can throw him into a dungeon. But how do you control what's up here? [taps his head] How do you fight an idea?
Messala: Sextus, you ask how to fight an idea. Well, I'll tell you how... with another idea!
Ben Hur (1959)
Hosted by the National WWI Museum TUESDAY, SEP 07, 2021 7:00 PM
Many of the conflicts and issues of our world have their beginnings in the Great War. Colonialism and imperialism left their mark as the Ottoman Empire collapsed following its defeat in 1918. The creation of the Balfour Declaration in 1917 and the dissolution of the Caliphate after the war served as catalysts for state and non-state conflicts. The Sykes-Picot Agreement divided up the Middle East without regard to nationalities, religion, ethnicity or history. These events planted the seeds for future struggles. Join Dr. Brian Steed, Associate Professor at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and explore how the end of violence in one era led to its beginning in another. FREE with RSVP | Zoom Conference. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
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