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Syria and the New Lines in the Sand

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 01 July 2013

Where the Arab Spring overthrew dictators, is the Middle East now dismantling the very 'lines in the sand' imposed by Britain and France a century ago? Edward Stourton investigates.

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