GREAT BRITAIN: Perfidious Albion

The Mohammedan world (209,020,000 souls) abruptly changed places last week with the Jewish world (15,630,000) in being hornet-mad at the British Government's "perfidious Palestine policy."

To Jews it was clearly perfidious that Secretary of State for the Colonies Baron Passfield should have restricted Jewish emigration to Palestine (TIME, Nov. 3 & 10) by an interpretation of the Balfour Declaration which Jews likened to tearing up a "scrap of paper."

To Arabs last week it was quite as clear that Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald is a perfidious Scotchman because, in his recent note...

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