David Lloyd George and the Balfour Declaration: Assessing the Role of Individuals in Historic Policy Making

@article{epanovi2018DavidLG,
  title={David Lloyd George and the Balfour Declaration: Assessing the Role of Individuals in Historic Policy Making},
  author={Janko {\vS}{\'c}epanovi{\'c}},
  journal={Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={11},
  pages={389-410}
}
AbstractThe 1917 Balfour Declaration remains one of the most controversial policy statements of the wartime British Government. Historically it has been praised as the highest diplomatic act of the First World War that helped restore a home for the Jewish people in Palestine. Its critics point out that it planted seeds of future discord between the Palestinians and Israelis. There are also historians who suggest that what Britain really wanted was to secure vital geostrategic interests in the… Expand