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Palestine – From Antiquity to 1948

Historical Background It is a paradox of the Arab-Israeli conflict that the central issue, the plight of the Palestinians, was long regarded by much of the world as peripheral. In 1948, the UN considered the outcome irreversible and made no attempt to enforce the creation of a Palestinian state. UN resolutions 242 and 338 refers […]

The Origins of Modern Finance Part 2 (of a 3 Part Series) -The Rise & Fall of the British Empire

The Role of Gold In order to understand the central role of gold in the central banks of the 19th century, let us look at the mechanism that gold played in boosting the power of a group of Jewish financiers, mainly in Britain and France. When a central bank has gold worth $1000, then it […]

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