Karin Kneissl looks back to the drawing of states in the Middle East in the first quarter of the 20th century and identifies oil as the key factor setting national borders. Looking forward, she believes that Asian interests will determine the political landscape of the region.
Storyteller: Karin Kneissl
Date of Story: 24 April, 1920
Location of Story: San Remo, Italy
Location: Vienna, Austria
Date: 4 May, 2016