ML: "While Hardman`s reading is wrong, there is no question that the Mandate did require the establishment of a Jewish national home within the area east of the Jordan River." A Jewish national home EAST of the Jordan River????? ML: "I have read it Stephen." You clearly didn't read Article 25, Mark, because it gave Britain the absolute and sole discretion to exempt all the territory EAST of the Jordan River from any of the provisions of the Balfour Declaration. Including, of course "a Jewish national home" EAST of the Jordan River.
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