Thursday, 18 July 2013

The Arab Spring: A History. Episode 7 - The Superpowers

This week in The Arab Spring: A History we finish off looking at Reza Shah. We see how he shot himself in the foot by troubling the Superpowers of Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union. We then turn to how the Great Powers imposed themselves on the west by setting up the situation for the Mandates.