April 14, 2004

TE Lawrence, 1920

In August 1920, Lawrence contributed a Report on Mesopotamia to the Sunday Times, which makes interesting reading in light of what's occurring now in Iraq. The piece begins

The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honour. They have been tricked into it by a steady withholding of information...

Posted by oook at April 14, 2004 09:28 AM

There's some problem here... all of the links in the 132 blog point to THIS posting. This has happened before, but seemingly cured itself. I'm wondering if posting a comment will change anything?

Posted by: oook at April 14, 2004 02:36 PM