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Daniel Pfeffer wrote:
They were supposed
Oh come on, you cant say that the Sykes Picot agreement was approved by 'them' (who ever they are) only because the whole of the British regions was to be turned into Israel!

The British were the worlds dominant power at the time, they did what they wanted! There was no 'them'.


Daniel Pfeffer wrote:
contrary to their international obligations

There werent any because there was no obligation and no one to be obliged to. The Franco British carve up of the ME was a unilateral act done without any external power agreeing to it. Why? Because there werent any external powers. Britain and France WERE the superpowers. The US was nothing at the time.


And then f*** all happened for 20 years.... (Yeah, creating Israel was a really pressing thing!) clearly NOTHING was 'supposed' to happen, nothing DID happen. Zionism was dead until the holocaust made people feel so sorry for the jews the old plan was pulled off the shelf and dusted off.

The Balfour declaration was a theory, an idea. That is all.



Daniel Pfeffer wrote:
that was supposed to be


Bullshit, see above


Daniel Pfeffer wrote:
  • he Jordanian League carved out a segment of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem.
  • This area was annexed to the now Kingdom of Jordan

  • Bullshijt, the 1947 partition plan clearly shows the west bank already, and it isnt part of Israel. United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine - Wikipedia[^]


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    Oh, you could equally say the whole region was 'supposed' to go to Faisel, because it had been promised him by the British Government. (This was pre Sykes-Picot of course, the likely cause of which was the need for oil for the respective navies )
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