When Golda Meir sought to underscore the bogus nature of Palestinian claims, she’d bring up the resurgent Galilean nation. No, this isn’t an editing error.
Golda tried to make the point that to wrest territory from the minuscule Jewish presence contiguous to the Mideast’s vast Arab realm, Arabs contrive national entities and demand land on their behalf in the hallowed name of self-determination. It worked when their British Mandatory patrons usurped nearly 80 percent of original Palestine to hand over to London’s Arabian Peninsula lackey, Emir Abdullah. Thus was born the never-previously-heard-of Transjordanian nation (later renamed Jordanian, but still every bit as artificial). Continue reading