Anglo-American Diplomacy and the Palestinian Refugee by S. Waldman

By S. Waldman

This quantity examines British and US attitudes in the direction of the capacity and mechanisms for the facilitation of an Arab-Israeli reconciliation, focusing in particular at the refugee think about diplomatic projects. It explains why Britain and the USA have been not able to reconcile the neighborhood events to an contract at the way forward for the Palestinian refugees.

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23 However, this ambitious foreign policy objective was tempered by Britain’s financial circumstances. 24 During World War II, the British Foreign Office was adamant that Britain’s role as a Great Power as well as its ‘World Wide Mission’ should be maintained, but because of Britain’s weakened condition, US support was needed. So while Bevin commented that ‘I’m not going to have Britain barged about’, the Foreign Secretary soon awoke from his delusions of grandeur. Realizing that Britain did not have the resources to act on its own, he turned to the US.

25 However, in the eyes of the British foreign policy makers, all was not lost. Although Britain would be a junior partner in its alliance with the US, it would possess infinitely more experience. 27 Palestine was of significance because Britain feared that, if forced from the Mandate, its position in Suez, Egypt and the region would be challenged. 29 Britain’s withdrawal from Palestine threatened to unearth a power vacuum which, it was feared, would be filled by the Soviet Union. 31 Worse still, a Jewish state in Palestine threatened the goodwill of the Arab states whose military bases the British army required.

However, although both the US and Britain were quick to recognize the potential fallout of the refugee problem, and together took decisive action, the scars following the policy divergence during the final years of the Mandate were not fully healed and would resurface. 2 Friends Reunited? Britain and the US Respond to the Palestinian Refugee Problem Introduction The previous chapter demonstrated how Cold War strategic interests influenced the policies of both Britain and the US towards the question of Palestine between 1945 and 1948.

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