Bill Moyers writes how the current conflicts in the Middle East might have been avoided if T.E. Lawrence (of “Lawrence of Arabia”) had gotten his way. Warning of “foreign engagements,” Lawrence drew up a ‘peace map’ which reflected the tribal allegiances and rivalries that continue to haunt us today.
T.E. Lawrence: The Sage of the Middle East
Original article by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship published in the Salon on 07/06/2014