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dimarts, 17 de maig de 2016

¿Y si el pacto Sykes-Picot no hubiese sido tan malo?

THE EUROPEAN POST.- The Sykes-Picot deal is reviled across the Middle East as the epitome of imperial arrogance, but the alternatives are grim too. The secret deal to divide the Ottoman Empire’s vast land mass into British and French zones of influence precipitated the borders of Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and much else in the Middle East that exist – at least nominally – to the present day.

'Sykes-Picot agreement unravelling on its centenary'. Leer artículo completo en Middle East Eye

'How Did the ‘Secret’ Sykes-Picot Agreement Become Public?'. Ller artículo en The Atlantic

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