No Logical Solution

Two logical frameworks govern world politics.  Every country has an imperative for self-preservation.  Every country also has an imperative to maintain sound and fruitful relations with other countries. The Zionist Movement and the State of Israel began life on the basis of logic.  On one hand, there was the imperative of Jewish survival.  Anti-Jewish pogroms in Eastern Europe caused Jews there to seek refuge in Palestine.  Then, after the Zionist Movement was established, it obtained logical recognition from Great Britain in the form of the Balfour Declaration.  Then, following World War I, the British Mandate over Palestine was established. The San Remo Conference decided on April 24, 1920 to assign the Mandate for Palestine under the League of Nations to Britain.  The terms of the Mandate were confirmed by the Council of the League of Nations on July 24, 1922, and the Mandate itself came into operation in September 1923. Among other things, the...(Read Full Article)