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A new Sykes-Picot Agreement 15 mai 2011

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Weekly Sunday Times (Pakistan), May 15, 2011

M. D. Nalapat *

Ninety-five years ago, Britain and France got together to divide the Arab world. The 1916 Sykes-Picot agreement formalised the division of the region into spheres of influence controlled by London and Paris. Gone were the promises of freedom that had been given to the Arab peoples at the start of the campaign against Turkey. (suite…)