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Foreign Policy Association Calls Partition Plan “political Absurdity”

THE BRITISH PLAN TO PARTITION PALESTINE IS TERMED “A POLITICAL ABSURDITY” AND HELD “FRAUGHT WITH THE GRAVEST DANGER” IN A REPORT MADE PUBLIC BY THE FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION. THE REPORT ALSO STRESSES BRITAIN’S RESPONSIBILITY TO STAMP OUT ARAB TERRORISM.

THE AUTHOR OF THE REPORT, DAVID H. POPPER, CITES AS OBJECTIONS TO THE PLAN THE FACT THAT THE ALMOST 47 PERCENT OF THE JEWISH STATE’S POPULATION, OR 225,000, WOULD BE ARABS. HE ALSO POINTS OUT THAT SIX SEPARATE POLITICAL ENTITIES WOULD OCCUPY A COASTAL STRIP ONLY 400 MILES LONG.

WITHOUT ARAB-JEWISH UNDERSTANDING “NEITHER JEWS NOR ARABS CAN EXPLOIT THE FULL POTENTIALITIES OF PALESTINE,” THE REPORT SAYS.

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