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Posts on ‘June 17th, 2014’

The Intrigue Lying Behind Iraq’s Jihadist Uprising

By Reva Bhalla Events in Iraq over the past week were perhaps best crystallized in a series of photos produced by the jihadist group the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Sensationally called The Destruction of Sykes-Picot, the pictures confirmed the group’s intent to upend nearly a century of history in the Middle East. […]