Sykes-Picot and the Zionists


Kramer, Martin. “Sykes-Picot and the Zionists.” The American Interest, 2016.

Date Published:

19 May 2016


Many believe that the 1916 Anglo-French partition of the Ottoman Empire, known as the Sykes-Picot agreement, was a precursor to the Balfour Declaration. To the contrary: Zionists regarded it as "fatal" to their plans, and they worked to undermine it. The Balfour Declaration negated Sykes-Picot, and superseded it.

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