February 1, 2014

This War Is Key to Understanding the Mideast

Bernhard Zand, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

World War I may have ended in 1918, but the violence it triggered in the Middle East still hasn't come to an end. Arbitrary borders drawn by self-interested imperial powers have left a legacy that the region has not been able to overcome.

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TAGGED: Middle East, World War I


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