And They’re Still Trying To Tell Us What To Do

Ted Belman has posted a great piece at Israpundit listing all the things the British did to thwart the creation of the Jewish state of Israel in 1948.

It’s a very long list. Here are just the section headings, read the full piece for the details. Israpundit » Blog Archive » British Efforts Against the Nascent Israeli State.

Britain Refused to transfer any functions to Jewish authorities, even after terminating the Mandate.

Seeds of Arab hostility to Israel & British Policy

The Sudden Appearance in 1919 of a militant Arab “movement.”

The Balfour Declaration in Palestine is to be treated “as extremely confidential and is on no account for any publication”

The measures to prevent Jewish reconstruction slowly tightened

The central and most effective, weapon in the British armoury was the control of immigration

If the Jews could proclaim a state, the Arab population might well make peace with it, and the British presence would come to an end

British Troops prevented from controlling Arab violence

The British White Paper was was rejected as inconsistent with the Mandate by the League of Nations, but the League of Nations was dying

The British Government later destroyed records of it’s Palestine Government

British Collusion and the Arab apathy to the Mufti’s Incitement

The British Creation of the Arab League to serve as the mouthpiece of a British sponsored Pan-Arab dream

A Jewish Homeland with a Jewish Majority was an obstacle

 

 

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