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History and Betrayal:   UNSCOP and Palestine, 1947

History and Betrayal: UNSCOP and Palestine, 1947

By William Polk The British Foreign Secretary told Parliament on February 18, 1947 that “there is no prospect of resolving this conflict by any settlement negotiated between the parties.” Further, he said,…

Where is Palestine?

Where is Palestine?

AJ+ You can’t find it on a map. But millions call it home. Where is Palestine? It’s complicated. But give us a little over 90 seconds, and we’ll give you the gist.…

Palestine 1896

Palestine 1896

First film footage taken of Ottoman Palestine (Lumiere Bros.), in 1896. Palestine 1896 h/t William Dalrymple Kemal Karpat wrote that according to the Ottoman Census of 1893, the population of most of…