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Sykes-Picot Agreement: still making waves 100 years on

Named after the two diplomats who helped shape this secret accord between the British and French governments during World War I, the Sykes-Picot Agreement planned to carve up the Ottoman Empire among the Allied Powers. Russia was also privy to the discussions, which started in November 1915 and was confirmed by the parties a hundred years […]