The early stages of its intentions were picked up by the USA. President Woodrow-Wilson set up the King-Crane commission. Among its conclusions were: "It can hardly be doubted that the extreme Zionist program must be greatly modified. For a `national home for the Jewish people` is not equivalent to making Palestine into a Jewish State; nor can the erection of such a Jewish State be accomplished without the gravest trespass upon the civil and religious rights of the existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine". What a perceptive man!
Diversion of aid ships in Yemen spreads fear of shortages (Reuters)