Morris's "general conclusion is that 'the Palestinian refugee problem was born of war, not by design, Jewish or Arab.'" (quoted in Tessler, A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Indiana U. Press, 1994, p. 299). His position has not changed since Tessler's book. In November 2006, after the publication of the book you have, he stated that there "was no such blanket policy" for "the displacement of the Arabs who moved or were removed." (Independent, 21 November 2006).
Clashes between IDF and protesters in Bethlehem and East Jerusalem (Reuters)
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