It was called "The war to end all wars," but World War I ushered in revolutions, tyrannical regimes, and an even bloodier global conflict two decades later. The Associated Press marks 100 years since the signing of the armistice.

100 years later, World War I still holds a warning for our world

On Sunday, as with so many other people attending ceremonies and commemorations of the end of the First World War around the world, the writer attended a concert featuring the Johannesburg Symphony Choir, the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra, soloist Nicholas Nicholaides, and reader Richard Terry, conducted by Richard Cock. Such a moment helps focus on the impact that war had — and continues to have still — a century later.

On the day guns fell silent 100 years ago

While Germany felt that the terms of the treaty were severe and punitive, France was of the view that the treaty was lenient

Why World War I Started: Germany Wanted to be a Superpower

Would this new superpower, created in a bloody war of aggression by Berlin, have been a status quo power? It seems more likely that the German imperial elite, emboldened by success, would have charged recklessly on to wage cold war against the British empire and against the U.S. in the western hemisphere. 

Germany Could Have Won World War I. Here's How.

If twentieth-century Germany had a tombstone, it would say "This is What Happens to Those Who Fight on Two Fronts". Much as kung-fu movies make fighting multiple opponents look easy, it's generally better to defeat your enemies one at a time.

Europe, Middle East map redrawn by World War I

The Ottoman defeat in World War I led to the final break-up of the once-mighty empire

Remaking Europe after the First World War | OUPblog

In the wake of the November 11, 1918 armistice between Germany and the Allies, high-minded idealism confronted a mélange of very unpleasant realities. All

In the Middle East, WWI centenary is reminder of continuing conflict

Millions in Middle East suffered in WWI, but region largely shrugs off centenary. A look at what happened in 1918 and after.

A war that changed the world - Orissa POST

World War I: 52 months of hell World War I: 52 months of hell

With some of the bloodi­est confli­cts in histor­y

LOUGHRAN: At the eleventh hour of the 11th day of the eleventh

Some 16 million soldiers and civilians from both sides lost their lives and 23 million were wounded.

From first shot to silence of peace: Timeline of the First World War

PARIS — Unleashed by an archduke’s assassination, the First World War gradually entangled more and more countries, killing millions of soldiers and civilians and touching multiple continents.