Theresa May wants British people to feel ‘pride’ in the Balfour Declaration. What exactly is there to be proud of?

From time to time, the Palestine Center distributes articles it believes will enhance understanding of the Palestinian political reality. The following article by Robert Fisk was published by Independent on March 2, 2017.

“Theresa May told us that Britain will celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration this summer with ‘pride’. This was predictable. A British prime minister who would fawn to the head-chopping Arab autocrats of the Gulf in the hope of selling them more missiles – and then hold the hand of the insane new anti-Muslim president of the United States – was bound, I suppose, to feel ‘pride’ in the most mendacious, deceitful and hypocritical document in modern British history.


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