PALESTINE: Vengeance Into Murder

When an ugly fact bobbed up to bother Queen Victoria she knew how to tuck the thing away comfortably out of mind. There are still Britons with that talent. Last week His Majesty's government decided to tuck away the fact of racial conflict between Jews and Arabs in Palestine (TIME, Aug. 26, et seq.]. The thing was attempted by Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald in the course of his great speech outlining policy (see p. 25). Said he:

"There was no racial conflict in what happened in Palestine the...

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