by Jeff D. Opdyke
The Sovereign Investor
Back in May of 1916, the British participated in what is arguably one of the most self-serving, globally damaging geopolitical jiggerings of the last century when British diplomat Mark Sykes partnered with his French counterpart, François Georges-Picot, to partition the Middle Eastern remnants of the Ottoman Empire along lines that arrogantly disregarded cultural, ethnic and religious sensibilities to, instead, serve the desires of Britain. The result helped give rise to the terror-plagued world we have today.
Next week, the Brits have a chance to screw the world once again.