The secret agreement that designed the modern Middle East | IN 60 SECONDS

A secret deal between a British and a French diplomat during the First World War created the borders of the modern Middle East. AEI Resident Scholar Michael Rubin explains how the deal was drawn up behind closed doors and became the “Wikileaks scandal of the early twentieth century” after it was exposed by the Bolsheviks later in the war.

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