British Intelligence and the Mandate of Palestine: Threats to British National Security Immediately After the Second World War

  title={British Intelligence and the Mandate of Palestine: Threats to British National Security Immediately After the Second World War},
  author={Calder Walton},
  journal={Intelligence and National Security},
  pages={435 - 462}
  • C. Walton
  • Published 1 August 2008
  • History, Sociology
  • Intelligence and National Security
Recently declassified Security Service (MI5) records reveal, for the first time, the full extent of the threat that Zionist terrorism posed to British national security immediately after the Second World War. It is well established within the historical literature that after 1945 Britain faced violent campaigns by Jewish terrorist groups in the Mandate of Palestine. Hitherto unacknowledged in the historiography, however, is the fact that the threat of Zionist terrorism extended from Palestine… 
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