German Chancellor Angela Merkel, wearing a white jacket, and French President Emmanuel Macron, in a dark suit, are shown standing next to each other at the Paris Peace Forum.

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The leaders of Germany and France called for a unified approach to fostering world peace at a forum in Paris on Sunday that was attended by dozens of heads of state and government with one notable exception: US President Donald Trump.

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Members of the US Army Company "I", 102nd Infantry Regiment circa 1919.

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Why World War I still matters, 100 years after it began

One hundred years after the First World War, boundaries established after the armistice at the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh hour” still shape many of today’s conflicts. From ISIS’s invasion of Mosul to Boko Haram’s kidnapping of schoolgirls, GlobalPost co-founder Charles Sennott journeys from Iraq to Nigeria to the Balkans to Northern Ireland and the Holy Land to see how WWI’s history lives on, the lessons learned — and far too often not learned.