Israel A Beachhead in the Middle East by Stephen Gowans, reviewed by Bruce Katz

By Bruce Katz* Following the Armistice which marked the end of the First World War, British Prime Minister Lloyd-George and French President Clémenceau held a private meeting during which Clémenceau asked Lloyd-George: ‘What does Great Britain want?’ The answer came swiftly: ‘ Mossul.’ ‘What else?’ asked Clémenceau. ‘Palestine,’ answered Lloyd-George. Thus was confirmed the Anglo-French… Read more »