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Anglo-American Diplomacy and the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1948–51


About this book


This volume examines British and US attitudes towards the means and mechanisms for the facilitation of an Arab-Israeli reconciliation, focusing specifically on the refugee factor in diplomatic initiatives. It explains why Britain and the US were unable to reconcile the local parties to an agreement on the future of the Palestinian refugees.


Palestine Israel refugees expulsion exodus peace process conciliation compensation UNRWA PCC ESM United States Britain United Nations bibliography diplomacy Middle East

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.King’s College LondonUK

About the authors

Simon A. Waldman is Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies at King's College London, UK. He teaches the Arab-Israeli Conflict, statebuilding in the Middle East and Turkish history and politics.

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