Robert Fisk: TE Lawrence had it right about Iraq

‘Rebellions can be made by 2 per cent active and 98 per cent passively sympathetic’

Back in 1929, Lawrence of Arabia wrote the entry for “Guerrilla” in the 14th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. It is a chilling read – and here I thank one of my favourite readers, Peter Metcalfe of Stevenage, for sending me TE’s remarkable article – because it contains so ghastly a message to the American armies in Iraq.

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Published in: on July 14, 2007 at 10:41 pm  Leave a Comment  

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