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British “diplomatic Dishonesty” Termed Cause for Palestine Way by Justice Steinbrink

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“Blood is being shed on the dusty roadsides and in the green and golden hills of Palestine because of Britain’s diplomatic dishonesty,” Justice Meir Steinbrink, chairman of the Anti-Defamation League, declared last night in an address before District Grand Ledge No. 2 of B’nai Brith, meeting here over the week-end.

Emphasizing that Haganah could deal effectively with an Arab “army of desert brigands and international soldiers of fortune,” he said: ‘That is all the Arab League would be, without Britain’s powerful backing. Is peace in the Holy Land, justice and decency, to be sold down a river of Arabian oil? That is the question I ask myself when I ponder the guilt of Great Britain.”

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