The Geography That Drove Saddam Hussein To Invade Kuwait

The borders of the modern Iraqi state were drawn, quite arbitrarily, by the British and the French after the end of World War I. After a series of secret agreements, promises, and claims the Middle East was rearranged in accordance with the Sykes-Picot Agreement. After it all shook out, Iraq was left with…

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