A New British Provocation in Palestine

Cliff, Tony
http://www.connexions.org/CxArchive/MIA/cliff/works/1946/07/provocation.htm
http://www.marxists.org/archive/cliff/works/1946/07/provocation.htm

Publisher:  Fourth International
Year Published:  1946  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX7195

British imperialism, for years on end, has attempted to direct the ire of the Arab masses against the Jewish population of the country. For this purpose the policy of Zionist expansion has been supported, a policy which results in the eviction of Arab tenants from the land, drives Arab workers from jobs, and strengthens the Zionist fortress which is determined to establish a Jewish State in Palestine. Imperialist support for Zionism is calculated to achieve two results: One, to establish a power which directly supports it, which will constitute a faithful ally against the Arabs in every instance of an anti-imperialist uprising of the Arabs of the Middle East; the other, to have Zionism serve as a means of diverting the ire of the oppressed Arab masses away from imperialism onto a side issue - clashes with Jews.


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