The de Bunsen Committee and a revision of the ‘conspiracy’ of Sykes–Picot

@article{Johnson2018TheDB,
  title={The de Bunsen Committee and a revision of the ‘conspiracy’ of Sykes–Picot},
  author={R. Johnson},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={54},
  pages={611 - 637}
}
  • R. Johnson
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • Middle Eastern Studies
ABSTRACT The Sykes–Picot The Sykes-Picot Agreement is often cited as evidence of a Western conspiracy to carve up the Middle East and subordinate the Arabs. It is a prevalent view across the region, and has been a refrain repeated by critics. Yet very little is known of the far more significant conclusions of a Committee, formed by Maurice de Bunsen on the orders of the British government, which ascertained the options open to the Allies in 1915. Far from a nefarious conspiracy, the Committee… Expand
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