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    • 02.05.13 | 14:08 (IDT)

    which only allocated 20% of Palestine to the Jews. (And for all of you who are now going to argue, yes but Jews were only 20% of the population, I'll just point out that the Mandate called for establishing a national homeland for the Jewish people in Palestine - i.e for all the worlds Jews who numbered about 12 million then, not for just the Jews who were then in Palestine. I'll also point out that that plan also called for transferring the Arabs OUT of the Jewish area.Even so, if the state had been established then and the entire 6 million who were killed by the Nazis had managed to flee to it, it would have been way too small. Moreover, in 1938 the Right of Conquest still existed. The US was still engaged in Indian wars in its Southwest as late as 1924.

    from the article: Netanyahu worried Kerry drifting toward Arab League stance on two-state solution
    First published 08:00 02.05.13 | Last updated 00:45 02.05.13
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