Colonel with the Key

November 1952
Time;11/10/1952, Vol. 60 Issue 20, p34
The article reports on the plan by Syrian leader Adib Shishekly to resettle the 880,000 Arab refugees who fled Palestine after the 1949 Arab-Israeli truce negotiated by the United Nations (UN). Shishekly received 30 million U.S. dollars to reclaim and irrigate northern Syrian land to resettle the Arab refugees. Meanwhile, the UN has allotted 23 million U.S. dollars to provide food and shelter to the Arab refugees in their current camps.


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