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WWAC: Peter Galbraith - New Map of the Middle East 6/10/16

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Ambassador Peter W. Galbraith presents this talk entitled “The New Map of the Middle East:The Disastrous Centennial of the Disastrous Sykes-Picot Agreement”.In May of 1916 representatives of Great Britain and France secretly reached an accord, known as the Sykes-Picot agreement, dividing the Arab lands that had been under the rule of the Ottoman Empire. One hundred years later, looking at the area divided by this agreement,  Ambassador Galbraith reviewed their current conflicts, focusing on Iraq and Syria and on the Kurdish minorities in these countries.

Production Date: 
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:00

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