The documents I'd like to read from Assad's drawers
Revolutions grant historians and journalists great opportunities, when new rulers expose secret documents of their predecessors. Here are ten that Haaretz's editor-in-chief would like to read if and when the Syrian regime falls.
Revolutions grant historians and journalists great opportunities, when the new rulers open the drawers and archives of their predecessors and expose documents describing their "plots," diplomatic intrigues and arms deals.
For instance, after the 1917 revolution in Russia, the Bolsheviks exposed the Sykes-Picot Agreement for the division on the Middle East between Britain and...