League of Nations Formalizes Mandate
Area of Mandate Palestine
Mandate Transfer to UN
Violence in Palestine
Partition of Palestine
Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel
War of Independence
"The Armistice Demarcation Lines defined...in this Agreement are agreed upon by the Parties without prejudice to future territorial settlements or boundary lines..."
Six Day War
See: Definition of Belligerent/Millitary Occupation
Wrote Steven Schwiebel, former judge of the International Court of Justice:
"...the Israeli conquest of Arab and Arab-held territory was defensive rather than aggressive conquest.
"...it follows that modifications of the 1949 armistice lines.. are lawful...whether those modifications are, in Secretary Rogers's words, 'insubstantial alterations required for mutual security' or more substantial alterations - such as recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the whole of Jerusalem." (Emphasis added)
Read: Selected Writings of Stephen M. Schwebel, Judge of International Court of Justice