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At the Cairo Con­fer­ence, 1921. Front, L-R: M. Steven­son, Gen. Wal­ter Con­greve (Com­man­der Egypt­ian Expe­di­tionary Force), Sir Her­bert Samuel (Pales­tine High Com­mis­sion­er), Win­ston Churchill (Colo­nial Sec­re­tary), Sir Per­cy Cox (Iraq High Com­mis­sion­er). 2nd row, L-R: Gertrude Bell (advi­sor who favored Arab kings in Iraq and Jor­dan), Sir Sas­soon Eskell (Iraq Finance Min­is­ter), Gen. Atkin­son, Jafar Pasha al-Askari (Iraq Defense Min­is­ter), T.E. Lawrence (Mid­dle East Dept.) Pub­lic domain, Beau­goss­es at the Eng­lish Wikipedia.

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