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August 26, 1955 President Dwight Eisenhower (1953―1961)
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August 26, 1955 President Dwight Eisenhower (1953―1961)

August 26, 1955 American Presidents Project Alpha Devised by the U.S.A. and Great Britain envisioned Israel transferring parts of the Negev to Egypt and Jordan while accepting the return of 75,000 Arab refugees. In addition, the U.S.A. and Great Britain would militarily secure Israel’s borders. Source: In a speech of Secretary of State John Foster […]

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August 26, 1955 President Dwight David Eisenhower (1953-1961)
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August 26, 1955 President Dwight David Eisenhower (1953-1961)

Project Alpha Israel Offers a Land Bridge between Hebron and the Gaza Strip John Foster Dulles reveals existence of Project Alpha in speech on Middle East to Council for Foreign Relations in New York: Dulles proposes a program to end the war between Israel and the Arab states. There should be an agreement on borders; […]

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August 26, 1956 President Dwight David Eisenhower (1953 – 1961)
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August 26, 1956 President Dwight David Eisenhower (1953 – 1961)

Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles told a press conference in Washington: “Egypt is in defiance of a decision by the Security Council of the United Nations … that under the terms of the treaty of 1888, Israel shipping was entitled to go through and that Egypt was not entitled to go through and that […]

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February 17, 1957 US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (1953-1959)
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February 17, 1957 US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (1953-1959)

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (1953-1959): “The United States recalls that on 28 January 1950, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed the United States that the Egyptian occupation of the two islands of Tiran and Sanafir at the entrance of the gulf of Aqaba was only to protect the islands themselves against […]

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February 20, 1957 President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961)
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February 20, 1957 President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961)

February 20, 1957 American Presidents President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961): “We should assume that if Israel withdraws (from Sharm el Sheikh), Egypt will not prevent Israel shipping from using the Suez Canal or the Gulf of Aqaba. If unhappily hereafter Egypt violates the armistice agreement or other international obligation, then this should be dealt with firmly […]

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May 14, 1957 U.S. President Dwight David Eisenhower (1953 – 1961)
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May 14, 1957 U.S. President Dwight David Eisenhower (1953 – 1961)

Secretary of State John Foster Dulles told a press conference in Washington that the U.S. would not oppose and effort by Israel to test her rights by sending a ship through the Suez Canal. Source:  73

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May 17, 1948 American Delegate to U.N. on Invasion by Arab Armies
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May 17, 1948 American Delegate to U.N. on Invasion by Arab Armies

Two days after the Arab States entered Palestine, Warren R. Austin, the American delegate, told the Security Council of the United Nations: “Probably the most important evidence we have on that subject is contained in the admissions of the countries whose five armies invaded Palestine that they are carrying on a war … Here we […]

September 18, 1978 American Presidents Jimmy Carter (1977–1981)
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September 18, 1978 American Presidents Jimmy Carter (1977–1981)

Jimmy Carter (1977–1981) The Camp David Accords, constituting a basis for peace between Israel and Egypt, are signed by Israel, Egypt and the United States. Israeli Prime Minister Menahem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat receive the Nobel Prize for Peace this year.

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June 27, 1982 President Ronald Reagan 1981-1989
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June 27, 1982 President Ronald Reagan 1981-1989

The Jerusalem Post reported that in his beleaguered area of Beirut, surrounded by the IDF, Yasser Arafat rejected US proposals to surrender.  The cease-fire continued with Israel holding fast to the vital Beirut-Damascus road.  The Israeli cabinet met in order to consider the next step in Beirut. Israel had also decided to extend its relief […]

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October 19, 1989 President George H.W.Bush (1989-1993)
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October 19, 1989 President George H.W.Bush (1989-1993)

“US Secretary of State James Baker raised new ideas to persuade Israel to agree to a dialogue with the Palestinians on elections in the territories” Source: Jerusalem Post October 19, 2014

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