Tag Archives: Balfour Declaration

Allenby

After Balfour the war still had to be won His Majesty’s Government may have viewed with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people. In 1917 the British still had to defeat the Ottoman who … Continue reading

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UK: a Balfour apology

One hundred years after Balfour Should Britain apologise… to Israel? With all the Balfour centenary kerfuffle and Palestinian demands for an apology for the Balfour declaration I don’t think anyone has discussed whether Perfidious Albion should issue an apology to Israel.

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Balfouria

Could the Palestinians actually sue the United Kingdom for the Balfour Declaration? With so much coverage of a Palestinian threat to sue the United Kingdom for the 1917 Balfour Declaration I was surprised to find no one had investigated if … Continue reading

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Question: Who is responsible when Palestine fails?

Week 4 – Be careful what you wish for His Majesty’s government views with favour … One standard Palestinian claim is that to redeem themselves for their original sin of the Balfour Declaration of 1917 Britain is obliged to force the creation … Continue reading

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