Syrian blood etches a new line in the sand
Posted by seumasach on July 25, 2012
25th July, 2012
Once upon a time, early in the previous century, a line in the sand was drawn, from Acre to Kirkuk. Two colonial powers – Britain and France – nonchalantly divided the Middle East between themselves; everything north of the line in the sand was France’s; south, it was Britain’s.