By Mordechai Bar-On
Twelve Israeli historians and writers revisit the exterior and inner conflicts that experience characterised Israeli background to supply context, research, and classes for the longer term.
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22 A Never-Ending Conflict The failure of the Palestinian leaders to initiate a political process that would have changed their constitutional position, in view of the impressive political gains of the leaders of the neighboring Arab countries and the continuous growth and development of the Jewish National Home, strengthened their fears that further inactivity would be to their greatest disadvantage. The Palestinians drew encouragement from the political developments that took place at that time in Egypt and in Syria.
51 Around the same time the internecine struggle in the Palestinian community came to head. On November 15, Fahri Nashashibi, the head of the clan, published an open letter to the high commissioner, complementing the government for its withdrawal from the partition plan. He claimed that his "Defense Party" represented the opinion of 50 percent of the Arab population in the country. He also published a brochure laying out all the Mufti's crimes. By December, the high commissioner estimated that the internecine terror had reached its peak, working to the rebels' disadvantage.
Farmers from the villages joined and guerrilla groups were activated throughout the country, especially in the hills. The passage of the revolt from the towns to the hills was accompanied by an increase of illegal acts. 11 In response, the government detained six Palestinian leaders and banished them to different parts of the country. The deportees gained immediate glory. Before their departure, they published a farewell address worded in a shrill, nationalistic style. " 12 1936 also witnessed an awakening of and sharp increase in the activities of the Haganah, the Jewish paramilitary organization.
A Never-ending Conflict: A Guide to Israeli Military History by Mordechai Bar-On