Sykes-Picot

The Colonial Roots of Middle East Conflict

January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jeff Klein During a post-armistice stroll in London on December 1, 1918, French wartime prime minister Georges Clemenceau turned to his British counterpart and asked: “What do you want?” “Mosul,” replied Lloyd George. “You shall have it,” Clemenceau declared. “and what else?” “Palestine.” “You shall …