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October 30, 2014

HOT BLAST: A little Middle East map explanation (but not in the usual way)

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Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:00 pm

Here's a handy link for anyone watching developments in the Middle East with growing alarm. The Atlantic presents:

15 Maps That Don't Explain the Middle East at All

Middle East maps

Nick Danforth writes:

[T]hese maps provide a more fluid perspective on the Middle East, often by showing what didn’t happen as opposed to what did. But for all these maps don’t show, they do illustrate one thing: the sobering fact that no one map—or even set of maps—can ever explain the region’s complex history and politics.

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