1- US President, Dwight D. Eisenhower: "Should a nation which attacks and occupies foreign territory in the face of United Nations disapproval be allowed to impose the conditions of its withdrawal? If so, I fear we have turned back the clock of international order." US President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Address to the Nation, 20 February 1957
2- Harry S. Truman, recognized
Israel in 1948 against the advice of his state department.. because in
his words...."I am sorry, gentlemen, but I have to answer to hundreds of
thousands who are anxious for the success of Zionism. I do not have hundreds
of thousands of Arabs among my constituents."