The latest outbreak of the very one-sided war between Israel and the Palestinian half-state once again demonstrates the dead end of the international policy of the Western imperialist nations in support of Tel Aviv. In order to better understand how this conflict arose it is important to explain some of the imperialist origins and development of the Israeli state.
The First World War
The decisive step behind the establishment of the modern state of Israel was the famous Balfour Declaration issued by the British Government in 1917 in the middle of the First World War. This declaration promised to provide Jews throughout the world with a “national home” in Palestine, under British “protection”.