vhardman's Balfour obsession - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jennifer
    • 02.02.10 | 13:24 (IST)

    After WW1 Britain and France took unto themselves the right to determine the fate of the non-Turkish parts of the defunct Ottoman Empire. The Brits had promised independence to various Arabs in return for their assistance against the Turks but then reneged on the deal. Balfour et al had no moral right to offer a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

    from the article: It's wrong to suggest Israel was direct result of Holocaust
    First published 02:17 02.02.10 | Last updated 08:10 02.02.10
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