PALESTINE: Plans

The murderous Arab-Jewish dispute over Palestine in the past ten weeks has left 1,700 Arabs, Jews, British soldiers and police dead or wounded. Into this bloody mess last week stepped the figure of Seyyid Tawfik al Suwaidi, Foreign Minister of Iraq. Invited to London by the British, Seyyid Tawfik conferred last week with the only Jew in the Chamberlain Cabinet, War Secretary Leslie Hore-Belisha, and with Scottish Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald. Seyyid Tawfik then proffered a plan. Ignoring Britain's original idea of partition, he proposed that Palestine be set up as...

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