Most of today?s Mideast?s problems flowed directly from the diplomatic lynching of Germany at Versailles led by France and Britain. Both of these imperial powers feared Germany?s growing commercial and military power (just as the US today fears China?s rise). Germany?s vibrant social democracy with its worker?s rights and concern for the poor posed a threat to the capitalists of Britain and France. Britain?s imperialists were deeply worried by the creation of a feeble little German Empire based in Africa. At the time they controlled a quarter of the globe and all of its oceans.
Join us on our
Share this page with your friends
on your favorite social network: