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Lawrence of Arabia a peripheral issue. Culture is prominent.

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in response to reader comment: My source on LoA was Ilana Mercer

Submitted by gwk (United States), May 25, 2008 at 10:04

Not sure I understand the link and definitely sure your response didn't address the question. Try looking at these: http://www.kinghussein.gov.jo/his_arabrevolt.html and http://www.pbs.org/lawrenceofarabia/revolt/index.html

In these accounts, LoA is a significant, but peripheral player. Politically, a young Winston Churchill was more determinate. But the biggest influence of all was the culture and the "Young Turks".

As the demographic balance shifts toward an inbred arab plurality, however, the question is which will have a greater influence over the future of arab culture -- inbreeding or education.

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