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[Chaim] Weizmann may have discussed the idea of Jewish statehood and transfer when he me with Roosevelt in 1939, as he told Attlee he intended to do. The Zionists also apparently later sought American financial aid for the implementation of their plan to transfer Palestinian to Arab countries. (15) In a departure from the discretion that generally surrounded public mention of transfer during that period, Weizmann wrote an article in the prestigious American quarterly Foreign Affairs in January 1942 calling on the Western powers to support the creation of a Jewish “commonwealth” in Palestine – a foreshadowing o the formulation used in the Biltmore program in May of that year, which marked the first official mainstream Zionist demand for a state in all of Palestine. In the same article,he also asked the West to pressure the Arabs to accept a population transfer. (16) A statehood plus transfer plan was likewise communicated to Roosevelt's personal envoy General Patrick Hurley, during the latter's visit to Palestine in 1943. Upon his return Hurley reported that the Yishuv leadership was determined to establish a Jewish state that would include the whole of Palestine and Transjordan, and that it was intent on forcing the “eventual transfer of the Arab population to Iraq.” (17)
Expulsion of the Palestinians: The Concept of “Transfer” in Zionist Political Thought, 1882-1948. Nur Masalha. (Washington, D.C.: 1992) Page 129-130.