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Infinite complications’ would arise over fishing rights in territorial waters and from beduin rights of passage across the gulf shore between Sinai and Transjordan. ‘We cannot expect such people to recognize the fantastic geometrical map frontiers in this area,’ wrote Glubb.
The Czechs] have treated the German minority disgracefully ... I only hope that now Chamberlain will again be big enough to bring peace to Palestine, even though it means reversing our policy of the last few years ... No doubt the Arabs can be cowed into temporary submission ... But when the troops are withdrawn, the rebellion will break out again ... )144 But ‘excellent as the [partition] proposals seem to be as offering at least a hope of final peace some day, it is yet remarkable how many pitfalls seem to lie in their way,’ wrote a very judicious Glubb.
The Palestine rebellion ... possesses all the elements calculated to stir the passions of every class of Arab - namely the political and nationalist aspect to incite the educated, the religious aspect - Jews and Christians fighting Muslims - to stir the ignorant and fanatical, and alleged military atrocities against Muslim women, to appeal to all ranks and classes ... , Glubb often used the term to cover the whole Arab world] will never be the same again. It is interesting to note that, in connection with the Palestine rebellion, the old arguments are once more being revived to the effect that the Arabs have benefited financially or materially from the presence of the Jews or British, and hence that their rebellion is unjustified, or ungrateful ...