Foreign News: British Job?

Jewish opponents of the British Government's recently announced scheme for the partition of Palestine (TIME, July 19 et ante), last week were holding their fire pending the first debate on the subject in the House of Commons this week.

Chief protagonist on the Arab side was Seyyid Hikmat Suleiman, Prime Minister of Iraq who issued a spate of violent pronouncements damning the partition. Arab chiefs promptly assumed that Prime Minister Suleiman's outburst was part of "a British job." They argued that if Britain really favored the partition, Iraq would not have dared poke...

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