Tuesday, December 01, 2009

British view of the Bedouins, 1915: tribe against tribe

Ali Anwar
Originally uploaded by glynissmith71
"So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will they be a little people, a silly people - greedy, barbarous, and cruel, as you are."
- Lawrence to Sherif Ali, after Ali killed a man for drinking at his tribe's oasis without permission.