ttoman Empire became a joke after the death of Suleiman the Magnificant. While the other great empires were rapidly industrialising, the Ottoman Empire was doing f**k all, leading it to become a sh*thole compared to other great empires of the time.
Now Arab Countries are so great ? which can not develop even a Cruise Missile
on the other hand Turkiye has far bigger Defense Industry than all Arab Countries combined
now Turkiye is only industrialized country in the region ( including S.Arabia,İran,Egypt,İsrael )
Ottoman Empire was great power even in 1683 to fight Germans,Italians,Spaniards,Hungarians,Poles,Russians in 6 fronts for 16 years
Turks were busy to spend money and time for fighting Europe+Russia+Iran and traitors inside for centuries
Ottoman Empire fought Europe+Russia+Iran after 1700
and Greeks,Arabs,Serbs,Bulgars,etc rebelled against the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire was the birthplace of Zionism.
Zionism emerged in the late 19th century in Central and Eastern Europe to destroy Ottoman Empire and creating the desired Jewish homeland in Palestine
Theodor Herzl was the founder of the Zionist movement
and the first Zionist Congress was established in 1897 by Theodor Herzl in Switzerland