Bordering Celebration and Contrition: 100 Years of the Balfour Declaration

On 2nd November 1917, British foreign secretary Arthur James Balfour scribbled out a signature which would culminate in one of the most divisive geopolitical disputes in modern history. Described as ‘arguably the most contentious 67 words ever written’, this short document has redefined the physical and imagined borders of the Middle East for a century,Continue reading “Bordering Celebration and Contrition: 100 Years of the Balfour Declaration”