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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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Overseas Aid: Britain 1948

David Cameron’s coalition government set a target for overseas aid in 2010, which is the central motif of his government’s humanitarian policy. His plan is to budget 0.7% of GDP annually and maintain that in a growing economy. Consequently the … Continue reading

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