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Old November 15th, 2015, 02:41 PM
Jerome Marot Jerome Marot is offline
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Originally Posted by Michael Nagel View Post
The history of middle east has a long list of conflicts, often with involvement (open or covert) of other countries and is full of interesting persons and turning points.
As to interesting persons, do not forget this one (article omits the most troubling parts of this man's life). The modern middle east was created by the breakout of the Ottoman empire and the colonial powers of the time laid the groundworks for what is now hitting them back.

But the price of oil is at its lowest even if we are slowly running out of the stuff.
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