Friday, June 27, 2014

Iraq, WWI and the Ongoing Problems Today

George Coe and I are clearly thinking along the same lines as this is a fantastic article from the NYTimes on how the Ottoman Empire and WWI is still impacting Iraq's problems today.  The video above explains the three groups (Sunnis, Shi'ites and Kurds) and the article includes a visual which allows you to see the changes from the Ottomans until today.

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