Onrust in de wereld => Conflict gebieden => Midden Oosten => Topic gestart door: Elzenga op 03/10/2013 | 12:07 uur

Titel: Toekomst Midden-Oosten
Bericht door: Elzenga op 03/10/2013 | 12:07 uur
Imagining a Remapped Middle East
Published: September 28, 2013

THE map of the modern Middle East, a political and economic pivot in the international order, is in tatters. Syria’s ruinous war is the turning point. But the centrifugal forces of rival beliefs, tribes and ethnicities — empowered by unintended consequences of the Arab Spring — are also pulling apart a region defined by European colonial powers a century ago and defended by Arab autocrats ever since.

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