Faked "chemical attack" at Douma, Syria, April Prologue As governments continue their relentless drive towards global dictatorship, emasculation of national sovereignties and wilful refusal to govern for the benefit of their own citizens, it is clear that an international cabal or Mafia exerts great influence upon the obsequious flunkies and traitors who pose as 'leaders'. A measure of the cabal's power is provided by the fact that the armed forces of several nations are deployed on phony pretexts such as "WMDs", or "al Qaeda" conspiracy theories based on faked videos and planted 'evidence'.
Transjordanunder the Hashemite ruler Abdullah Igained independence from Britain in and was called Jordan inbut it remained under heavy British influence. Egypt gained nominal independence inbut Britain continued to exert a strong influence on the country until the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of which limited Britain's presence to a garrison of troops on the Suez Canal until Lebanon became an independent state inbut French troops would not withdraw untilthe same year that Syria won its independence from France.
Iraq and Transjordan coordinated policies closely, signing a mutual defence treaty, while Egypt, Syria, and Saudi Arabia feared that Transjordan would annex part or all of Palestine, and use it as a steppingstone to attack or undermine Syria, Lebanon, and the Hijaz.
In Palestine, violence erupted almost immediately, feeding into a spiral of reprisals and counter-reprisals. The British refrained from intervening as tensions boiled over into a low-level conflict that quickly escalated into a full-scale civil war.
They consolidated their presence in Galilee and Samaria. Having recruited a few thousand volunteers, al-Husayni organized the blockade of theJewish residents of Jerusalem.
By March, Al-Hussayni's tactic had paid off. Almost all of Haganah 's armoured vehicles had been destroyed, the blockade was in full operation, and hundreds of Haganah members who had tried to bring supplies into the city were killed. While the Jewish population had received strict orders requiring them to hold their ground everywhere at all costs,  the Arab population was more affected by the general conditions of insecurity to which the country was exposed.
Up toArabs, from the urban upper and middle classes in Haifa, Jaffa and Jerusalem, or Jewish-dominated areas, evacuated abroad or to Arab centres eastwards.
The British, on the other hand, decided on 7 Februaryto support the annexation of the Arab part of Palestine by Transjordan. David Ben-Gurion reorganized Haganah and made conscription obligatory.
Every Jewish man and woman in the country had to receive military training. Thanks to funds raised by Golda Meir from sympathisers in the United States, and Stalin's decision to support the Zionist cause, the Jewish representatives of Palestine were able to sign very important armament contracts in the East.
Other Haganah agents recuperated stockpiles from the Second World War, which helped improve the army's equipment and logistics. Operation Balak allowed arms and other equipment to be transported for the first time by the end of March.
Palmach M4 Sherman tank leading a convoy. Ben-Gurion invested Yigael Yadin with the responsibility to come up with a plan of offense whose timing was related to the foreseeable evacuation of British forces.
This strategy, called Plan Dalet, was readied by March and implemented towards the end of April.
Both sides acted offensively in defiance of the Partition Plan, which foresaw Jerusalem as a corpus separatumunder neither Jewish nor Arab jurisdiction. The Arabs did not accept the Plan, while the Jews were determined to oppose the internationalization of the city, and secure it as part of the Jewish state.
During this time, and independently of Haganah or the framework of Plan Dalet, irregular fighters from Irgun and Lehi formations massacred a substantial number of Arabs at Deir Yassinan event that, though publicly deplored and criticized by the principal Jewish authorities, had a deep impact on the morale of the Arab population and contributed to generate the exodus of the Arab population.
At the same time, the first large-scale operation of the Arab Liberation Army ended in a debacle, having been roundly defeated at Mishmar HaEmek coinciding with the loss of their Druze allies through defection.Palestine, area of the eastern Mediterranean region, comprising parts of modern Israel and the Palestinian territories of the Gaza Strip (along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea) and the West Bank (the area west of the Jordan River)..
The term Palestine has been associated variously and sometimes controversially with this small region, which some have asserted also includes Jordan. From the Editor The offprint you are holding in your hands comes from an expanded issue of the weekly Executive Intelligence Review, which rushed this special report on "The Coming Fall of the House of Windsor," into print on an unusually short timetable to be published for a cover-date of Oct.
28, Jan 31, · The third category is trickiest, for it entails Europe at times breaking not solely with the U.S., but with some of its own habits as well. Over the past several years, European foreign policy progressively has defined itself as an extension of domestic anxieties – .
The Arab–Israeli War, or the Israeli War of Independence, was fought between the newly declared State of Israel and a military coalition of Arab states over the control of former British Palestine, forming the second and final stage of the –49 Palestine war.
[original research?] It is also known as the First Arab–Israeli War. There had been tension and conflict between the Arabs. The Formation and Early Development of the Sun and Earth. Chapter s ummary. Orthodox hypotheses for the beginning of the universe, and formation and composition of the Sun and its planets; Sun's influence on Earth, which is primarily an energy influence; Earth's composition and early development; Earth's geophysical and geochemical processes, and their interactions with life processes.
As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo.
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