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Wilf Woods | ‘Lawrence In Arabia’

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If you ever wondered how the Middle East got in such a mess today, I recommend a new book.

It is “Lawrence In Arabia” by Scott Anderson, with the subtitle “War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East.”

Anderson tells the story of T.E. Lawrence along with a number of other adventurers, a German officer, a Jewish scientist and advocate of a Zionist state, an American intelligence agent on the payroll of Standard Oil.

They were…

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