top of page
  • Writer's pictureWilliam Tyler

Churchill: The Jews and Arabs in The Middle East

Lockdown Lecture Mon 24 June


  1. Recap: Balfour Letter/Hussein-McMahon Correspondence/Sykes-Picot Agreement

  2. Introduction to Churchill's involvement 1921-22

  3. The story begins in London in1916

  4. Amery, Smuts, and rose coloured spectacles

  5. Churchill's Cairo Conference March 1921

  6. The die is cast

Some Books referred to

Cairo 1921 B.Faught

A Peace to end all Peace D.Fromkin

World in Torment M.Gilbert

Echoes of Struggle A.Salvatore

Winston's Folly C.Catherwood

54 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


A synopsis for Lockdown lecture, Monday 22 July Intro and recap The Early Years The 6 Day War and The Yom Kippur War The First Intifada and Oslo Accord The Second Intifada Israel's withdrawal from Gaz

Synopsis for Lockdown Lecture 8 July

The Second World War in The Middle East Overview Brief references to North Africa Campaign French Mandated territories of Syria and Lebanon come under Vichy control Middle East divides between Allies


bottom of page