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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-02-13 06:12||
#2 "The Nubia region" is usually knows as the Sudan. Nuba being the old Egyptian word for "slave"
Posted by mojo 2012-02-13 10:48||
#3 I haven't been able to find a copy of this proposed Lewis map of a divided Egypt - the ones floating around conspiratorial anti-neocon sites are all variants on breaking up Southwest Asia, not North Africa. It's all "how do we break out Kurdistan and an autonomous Alawi state" and how to chop up the Iranian empire - what the hell is Quashqaistan?
Posted by newc 2012-02-13 15:16||
#5 Sounds like a Biden plan
Posted by Frank G 2012-02-13 15:23||
#6 Drat, uncovered Operation Biden Time. Still, don't see what is wrong with newc's map...
Quashquai are nomadic horse people, time of the Khans, as I understand no friends of tehran, and you want on your side.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-02-13 15:45||
#7 Used to be, when I was in college, forty-plus years ago, the anthro people, the poli sci people, and the history people, all bitched about how yurps drew lines on maps without regard to the people, or The Peoples, through whom the lines went.
Now, not so much.