Ben Gurion

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Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II

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Ideologically, he was the pupil and successor of David Ben-Gurion and Moshe Dayan, leaders who believed in military force and in expanding the territory of Israel without limit.
Israeli leader David Ben-Gurion put it: "I always feared that a personality might rise such as arose among the Arab rulers in the seventh century or like Kemal Ataturk who rose in Turkey after its defeat in the First World War.
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Most analysts warned David Ben-Gurion, who would become Israel's first prime minister, that a declaration of independence would not be accepted by the international community, and the existing arms embargo and blockade on immigration would continue.
David Ben-Gurion chose to live near and be buried on the edge of a cliff overlooking the vast Zin Canyon.
MOSSAD is the world's most feared intelligence agency, formed in 1949 by Israel's first PM David Ben-Gurion.
Israeli Prime Minister ever, David Ben-Gurion, Peres said that they such
Begin and his Irgun fighters wanted to maintain their autonomy in the new country, a state of affairs that Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion believed would almost certainly lead to anarchy and civil war.
What struck me about this visit was the speech given by President Mahmoud Abbas to the Palestinian community in San Salvador, in which he responded to what David Ben-Gurion once said- that the next generations of Palestinians would forget Palestine.
In 1953, Zionist-leader David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister of Israel, sent an Australian reporter to interview late Egyptian president Nasser and ask him about his position towards Israel.
NUMEC's startup capital was provided by David Lowenthal, who was closely associated with Israeli intelligence and David Ben-Gurion.
Eisenhower, Qasoos noted, "was able to force Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion to withdraw from the Sinai and the Gaza Strip in 1956.
Although, to put it diplomatically, opinions of the stature of David Ben-Gurion, Menachem Begin and Yitzhak Rabin might vary, it remains eminently clear that Netanyahu is playing in a far more amateur league; moreover, a political pipsqueak such as Lieberman would never have initiated the loyalty measure if those men were leading Israel.
The author takes the opposite approach with the book's hero, David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister and minister of defense.
Israeli President Shimon Peres surprised Israeli political circles when he showered Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad with praise over his plans to establish Palestinian state institutions, and called him "the Palestinian Ben-Gurion", with reference to Zionist leader David Ben-Gurion, the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported Thursday.