TITLE

A "MIDDLE POWER" IN ACTION: CANADA AND THE PARTITION OF PALESTINE

AUTHOR(S)
Husseini, Hassan
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Arab Studies Quarterly;Summer2008, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role played by Canada and its United Nations (UN) delegation in the drafting of the UN's Partition Plan for Palestine in 1947. The author describes Canada's as a middle power in the post World War II period and explores some of the factors that informed its stance on the Palestine issue. Also noted are the parts played by Canadian senior diplomat Lester B. Pearson and Supreme Court of Canada Justice Ivan C. Rand.
ACCESSION #
35358786

 

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