Timothy Paris examines Winston Churchill's involvement in the struggle for power in a number of Middle Eastern countries between 1920 and 1925. His study traces the development of the Sherifian policy, a policy that was devised by the British.
Table of Contents
1. Britain and the Hashemites, 1914-1919: An Overview 2. "An Amir Such As We Desire" - Faisal for Mesopotamia: The "Parallelism Exact" 3. Sunny Jim: "Fait accompli" 1920-21 4. "A Pampered and Querulous Nuisance" - King Husain and the Failure of the Sherifian Solution in the Hijaz: The Deterioration of the Foreign Office's "Husain Policy", 1919-21