Today in Middle Eastern history: the 14 July Revolution (1958)

We talked a little bit recently about World War I and the British-Hashemite alliance that was forged during the Arab Revolt against the Ottomans. The whole history of that relationship is a fascinating one, because both parties were dependent on one another while also being perpetually fed up with each other. At one time or… Continue reading Today in Middle Eastern history: the 14 July Revolution (1958)

Today in Middle Eastern history: the 14 July Revolution (1958)

We talked a little bit recently about World War I and the British-Hashemite alliance that was forged during the Arab Revolt against the Ottomans. The whole history of that relationship is a fascinating one, because both parties were dependent on one another while also being perpetually fed up with each other. At one time or… Continue reading Today in Middle Eastern history: the 14 July Revolution (1958)