A series where I bring to you news from the newspaper archives and historical documents to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict.
But it never hurts to provide more proof. And here it is – a New York Times article from 1880.
Note: I cannot provide a link to the full article since it is only available to those who have purchased a NY Times subscription. But I have provided screenshots below.
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“What might it not become again, with fair usage and good government?”
If only they knew it happened.