Informit article: Tony Abbott’s Iraq adventure

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The appalling events we are witnessing in Syria and Northern Iraq are both the product and the source of powerful forces unleashed by the final collapse of the century-old efforts of the First World War victors to redraw the map of the Ottoman Empire, which had both lost the war and disappeared from history following the Ataturk Revolution. They are both cause and effect.

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