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Journal of Palestine Studies (2020) 49 (2): 8–25.
Published: 01 February 2020
... focuses on what the secret testimony reveals about the Peel Commission's eventual decision to recommend partition. It turns out that Zionist leaders were less central to this decision than scholars have previously assumed, and that second-tier British colonial officials played a key role...
Journal of Palestine Studies (2019) 49 (1): 7–24.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Laila Parsons The Peel Commission (1936–37) was the first British commission of inquiry to recommend the partition of Palestine into two states. The commissioners made their recommendation after listening to several weeks of testimony, delivered in both public and secret sessions. The transcripts...
Journal of Palestine Studies (2017) 47 (1): 56–68.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Declaration. It is also seventy years since the UN partition plan to divide historic Palestine and fifty years since UN Security Council Resolution 242, which has been the basis for every peace agreement between Israel and its neighbors but makes no mention of or reference to the Palestinian people. The paper...