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The reason it may not have been obvious to them that they overreached at Sevres is that they spent much of the war imagining how they would change the map of the Near East with tsarist Russia as one of the victorious powers. When Russia got knocked out, the other allies somewhat understandably but very mistakenly thought they could grab for themselves what ...


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This treaty has clearly underestimated, as stated in user26763's answer, the power of the nationalism movement of Turkey. However, this tretay is perfectly in the mindset of the other treaties made at the same time, which dismantled as well the Austrian Empire and the Russian Empire, and with the mindset of the Allies which was: "Divide in order to reign". ...


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