Sykes-Picot: Would redrawing the borders improve the Middle East? | IN 60 SECONDS

A secret deal between a British and a French diplomat during World War I designed the borders of the modern Middle East. Now that the 100th anniversary of the Sykes-Picot Agreement is upon us, many people are calling for a revision of the century-old imperialist borders, but would redrawing the borders help the Middle East, or would it just be Imperialism 2.0?

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