So when did the Aggravation Start?
It was surely the cruellest and most idiotic foreign policy decision by a British government.
The Holy Land has been a powder-keg since 1948 when Britain walked away from its mandate responsibility and the Israelis immediately declared statehood without defining borders. They have been stealing Palestinian lands and resources ever since. It will remain a powder-keg until the international community comes to its senses.
(Extract from an Article by Stuart Littlewood, a journalist in Nazareth)