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" I'm sorry, gentlemen, but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are anxious for the success of Zionism; I do not have hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents. "
Countering Militant Islamist Radicalisation on the Internet: A User Driven ... - Page 156
by Johnny Ryan - 2007 - 166 pages
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Elusive Peace in the Middle East

Malcolm H. Kerr - History - 1975 - 347 pages
...congressional elections. And after he did hear their statement, he replied, "I am sorry gentlemen, but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are...hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents." M Britain presented two more projects for solution of the Palestine problem, but both were rejected...
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The British Empire in the Middle East, 1945-1951: Arab Nationalism, the ...

William Roger Louis - History - 1984 - 803 pages
...indiscreet and honest comment. When asked for an explanation of his pro-Jewish policy he once replied: 'I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are...Zionism; I do not have hundreds of thousands of Arabs in my constituents.'l Truman wanted to be the master of his own Palestine policy, but 1 William A....
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The Other Arab-Israeli Conflict: Making America's Middle East Policy, from ...

Steven L. Spiegel - History - 1986 - 538 pages
...politics. He has been quoted as explaining to a group of diplomats in 1945, "I'm sorry, gentlemen, but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are...hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents," but this comment, if indeed it was made, was unusual.6 The president repeatedly told the State Department...
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Israel and the American National Interest: A Critical Examination

Cheryl A. Rubenberg - History - 1989 - 446 pages
...concerned about the direction and implications of the policies he was pursuing: "I am sorry, gentlemen, but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are...do not have hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents."32 Truman seems also to have been genuinely concerned about the humanitarian issues involved...
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The Truman Presidency

Michael James Lacey - History - 1991 - 458 pages
...responsiveness to Zionist influence was, aside from his emotional predispositions, based on political reality. "I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are anxious for the success of Zionism," he told a number of State Department representatives on one occasion, "I do not have hundreds of thousands...
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Power and Leadership in International Bargaining: The Path to the Camp David ...

Shibley Telhami - History - 1990 - 280 pages
...Ben-Gurion on one point. As early as 1946 he told a group of diplomats: "I am sorry, gentlemen, but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are...do not have hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents."23 Nonetheless, during the first two years of Israel's existence BenGurion continued...
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Gaining Access: Congress and the Farm Lobby, 1919-1981

John Mark Hansen - Political Science - 1991 - 265 pages
...delegation of State Department experts pressing for a softer policy toward Middle Eastern Arabs, "but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are...hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents." Because of their small numbers, Jewish supporters of Israel had to develop an apparatus for exerting...
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Gaining Access: Congress and the Farm Lobby, 1919-1981

John Mark Hansen - Political Science - 1991 - 265 pages
...delegation of State Department experts pressing for a softer policy toward Middle Eastern Arabs, "but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are...hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents." Because of their small numbers, Jewish supporters of Israel had to develop an apparatus for exerting...
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Gaining Access: Congress and the Farm Lobby, 1919-1981

John Mark Hansen - Political Science - 1991 - 265 pages
...delegation of State Department experts pressing for a softer policy toward Middle Eastern Arabs, "but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are...hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents." Because of their small numbers, Jewish supporters of Israel had to develop an apparatus for exerting...
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The Muslims of America

Amherst Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad Professor of Islamic History University of Massachusetts - Social Science - 1991 - 272 pages
...election. Truman is reported to have explained his action with the words, "I am sorry, gentlemen, but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are...do not have hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents."13 The immigrants were also dismayed at the intense pressure the American delegation...
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