Lee Smith is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard and a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. He is also the author of the recently published The Consequences of Syria.
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The new vogue for blaming the century-old Sykes-Picot Agreement for today’s woes ignores history, and reality
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