In April 1948, one month before Israel declared independence, Robert Kennedy traveled to Palestine to report for the Boston Post on the conflict prior to the British deaparture. His dispatches were published in June 1948.
This article was inspired by a Muslim Arab who considers himself to be Palestinian. He first challenged some data in the following article:
The Arabs in the Holy Land – Natives or Aliens?
The fact that Palestinianism identity is of such recent and expedient origins suggests that the Palestinian primacy is superficially rooted and that it could eventually come to an end, perhaps as quickly as it got started.
Translated by George Rawlinson
Only one question never seems to be addressed:
Who are the Palestinians?
Who are these people who claim the Holy Land as their own?
What is their history?
Where did they come from?
How did they arrive in the country they call Palestine?
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