BBC Newshour

BBC's most experienced correspondents bring you compelling interviews on every subject. From devastating natural disasters to inspiring triumphs of the human spirit, BBC Newshour has the world covered.

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Newshour: Borders, Oil and Power in the Middle East

The map of the Middle East, established after the First World War, is crumbling. Islamic State militants now control large parts of Iraq and Syria and their territorial ambitions are much wider. Is Islamic State permantly re-drawing the map, or can the traditional regional powers retain their dominance? And what are the consequences for control of the regions’ vast mineral wealth?