The 1917 Balfour Declaration is widely regarded as one of the most formative and far-reaching documents in the modern history of the Middle East. It was the cornerstone of the Zionist project to transform Arab Palestine into a ‘Jewish state'. The Declaration and subsequent events changed not only the demographic map of the region but also its political, social and military configuration as well. Join Middle East Monitor on to learn more about and discuss how it came about, it's legal standing and consequences, and to look at Britain's role in the continued oppression of Palestinians.
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