HARRY TRUMAN'S RECOGNITION OF ISRAEL

@article{Ottolenghi2004HARRYTR,
  title={HARRY TRUMAN'S RECOGNITION OF ISRAEL},
  author={Michael Ottolenghi},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={47},
  pages={963 - 988}
}
  • M. Ottolenghi
  • Published 29 November 2004
  • Political Science
  • The Historical Journal
Historiographical accounts of Harry Truman's recognition of Israel have placed undue importance on this apparently sudden act on 14 May 1948. US Palestine policy has not been placed in the correct historical context of the Cold War. As a ‘Cold War consensus’ developed in Washington in the early post-war period, Palestine emerged as a secondary issue to the major concern that was the ‘Northern Tier’ of Greece, Turkey, and Iran. The US was guided by broad but clear objectives in Palestine: the… 
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