Exodus - Book 3, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Book 3, Chapter 6 Summary

As a veteran of hundreds of conferences with Zionists and Arabs over thirty years, Bradshaw is under pressure to break the impasse in London talks. It is rumored in high places that Bradshaw has lost his stomach since the Exodus fiasco. Bradshaw rereads reports on the Mufti-led Arabs being unreasonable, the Yishuv unable or unwilling to rein in the Maccabees, the Palmach anxious to fight, Mossad bringing in 8,000 illegals and planning more runs and Britain's massive forces finding the Jews 100% united against them. The Jews are hiding and manufacturing arms, refusing to collaborate and readily purchasing spies to keep them abreast of British moves. The English people are war-wearied and impoverished. American Zionists have Truman's ear. Britain's prestige in the world has never been so low, but oil and the Suez Canal still tilt the strategic balance towards the Arabs. Tevor-Browne, who has been advocating...

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