Born today was T.E. Lawrence.
A retrospect his legacy warrants:
A harbinger of Arab Spring?
"I deem him one of the greatest beings alive in our time... We shall never see his like again. His name will live in history. It will live in the annals of war... It will live in the legends of Arabia."
- Winston Churchill
" Perhaps the most well-known figure in the history of nationalist terrorism is Colonel T.E. Lawrence ("of Arabia"), who organized the 1916-1918 insurgency by Arab irregulars against Ottoman Turks."