There were many countries trying to carve out their own place in post-war Eastern Europe.
The war had started with an ultimatum to Serbia, Serbia would also be there when it was over.
Nobody knew what to do with Austria and Hungary, because they were Austria-Hungary, but then they weren't
The Mandate of Palestine would be given to the British, and they had some big promises to keep.
While the delegates in Paris debated the future of the Ottoman Empire, in Anatolia they were taking matters into their own hands.