Britain, Bernadotte and the Greater Transjordan

  • Ilan Pappé
Part of the St Antony’s/Macmillan Series book series


On 20 May 1948, the Security Council appointed Count Folke Bernadotte, President of the Swedish Red Cross, UN mediator for Palestine. The GA empowered the mediator to cooperate with the Truce Commission (appointed in April that year) in observing the truce and in endeavouring to achieve a solution to the conflict.1


Security Council Arab World Arab State Jewish State Partition Resolution 
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© Paul Turner and Glyn N. Volans 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilan Pappé
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  1. 1.Middle Eastern StudiesHaifa UniversityIsrael
  2. 2.Dayan CenterTel Aviv UniversityIsrael

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