Morrison-Grady Plan (Federalization plan)

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devised by Herbert Morrison and Henry F. Grady ... plan was published in July 1946: Palestine should be "federated" into three parts, Jewish, Arab and British controlled. The Jews would get about 15% of the country's 10,400 square miles, the Arabs 40%, the central government (i.e., British) the remaining 45%.

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#42528 Rubble
by TIME staff in TIME, 5 August 1946

#267128 Jewish Agency Executive Rejects British Plan As “unacceptable As Basis for Discussion”
by JTA in Jewish Telegraphic Agency website, 6 August 1946

#267138 Britain Warns Palestine Immigration Will Be Halted if Federalization Plan Not Accepted
by JTA in Jewish Telegraphic Agency website, 7 August 1946

#267137 Cabinet Committee Group Meets in Washington on Palestine “federalization” Plan
by JTA in Jewish Telegraphic Agency website, 8 August 1946

#75094 A debt the British paid - and one they didn't
by Rafael Medoff in Jerusalem Post, 15 January 2007

#185009 Seeds of Doubt: Harry Truman's concerns about Israel and Palestine were prescient—and forgotten
by John B. Judis in The New Republic, 15 January 2014

#197200 John Judis’s Truman book is a landmark in anti-Zionism
by Philip Weiss in MondoWeiss, 21 April 2014


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"[I] found a sound approach [that Henry] Grady had gone to London to get implemented but had failed because of British bullheadedness and the fanaticism of our New York Jews."
(by Harry S. Truman, February 1948)

"[Ernest Bevin and I] had agreed on the best possible solution for Palestine, and it was the Zionists who killed that plan by their opposition."
(by Harry S. Truman, 8 September 1948)


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23 Aug 1946 British foreign minister presents federalization plan for Palestine to heads of British Dominion Peace Conference delegations

31 Jul 1946 Anglo-American Conference in London proposes federalization plan for Palestine

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