The roots of the Iraq war lie in a secret WWI Anglo-French peace treaty carving up the Ottoman Empire. The treaty set the stage for a century of western intervention in the Middle East with the U.S. succeeding to the role of Britain.
Ken MacDermotRoe, Host
Dave Schwartz, Producer
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