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The Exodus Incident: when emotion met geopolitics

A common view at the time was that he [Bevin] was antisemitic and this influenced his policies.1 Introduction In an act of imperial hubris, Britain accepted the Mandate2 for Palestine. It was meant to run from 1923 to 1948. Britain … Continue reading

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Worrying Shadow Hanging Over the World

A self-obsessed egotist Struts menacingly His opinions, sadly listened to By small minded cowards Who feel their land Is under threat by immigration. Poor, desperate people Who flee from war and persecution. Such a powerful man Without remorse or pity … Continue reading

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The Grand- children of the Holocaust: Israel 2014

The grand- children of the Holocaust Learned the wrong lesson from Churchill They learned the wrong lesson from Operation Barbarossa They learned the wrong lesson from Dresden and Hiroshima. They have been maliciously captured by simplicities Fuelling a hunger for … Continue reading

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