The women behind Sykes-Picot

To help celebrate women and their contributions to history…..women helped implement the Sykes-Picot that divided up the Middle East. chuq

In Saner Thought

This month is the 100 years anniversary of the Sykes-Picot Agreement and to many historians is a direct link to the problems the Middle East is suffering from today.

In honor of this milestone I have given a few historical posts about this agreement with the hopes that it will help people understand what is happening in the Middle East today….that is if they are interested but most had rather bitch and moan than learn something.

Most of us know the men that were involved but few know of the women that played an amazingly important role in the formation of the modern day Middle East…

And this is why I am here…..I am becoming notorious with my historical perspectives……(he said smilingly)….

British diplomat Mark Sykes and French diplomat Francois Georges-Picot garnered most of the attention in the retrospective commentaries published around May 16, the 100-year anniversary of the Sykes-Picot…

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