The Cairo Conference, 1921

On March 17, at the Cairo Conference of 1921, Winston Churchill and T.E. Lawrence decided to separate Transjordan from Palestine “thus enabling Britain to fulfill its wartime pledges to both the Arabs and the Jews.”

On Sep. 16, 1922, the British government informed the League of Nations of this decision.

Thanks to This Day … In Jewish History for pointing this out.

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One Comment on “The Cairo Conference, 1921”


  1. Please clarify the intent and timing of the 1921 Cairo Conference and the differences between Churchill
    and Lawrence and the impact of this Conference later on.

    Thanks

    richard


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