I don't know enough to know if there's a "right" and "wrong" in the Middle East anymore, beyond my strident belief that theocracy hurts people, but I think people do forget that it's more complicated than it appears on the surface, these days. The first half of the twentieth century is often forgotten.
This is a long video, nearly half an hour, about someone who was there at the time. I think it's important.
The Pinehurst Shale
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