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  Ehud Barak
Ehud Barak (born February 12, 1942) was the Prime Minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001.
Barak joined the Israel Defense Forces in 1959 and served for 35 years, rising to the rank of Lt. General, the highest in the Israeli military.
Ehud Barak was elected Prime Minister of Israel on May 17, 1999 and completed his term on March 7, 2001, after his loss to Ariel Sharon in a February special election for prime minister.
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 Ehud Barak
Ehud Barak formed in 1999 a government consisting of 7 parties, which together possessed 75 out of 120 seats of the Knesset.
Barak is considered as both a forceful military, being the country's most decorated soldier, as well as a talented negotiator between different groups and interests.
1982: Barak is central in the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, as commander of the Lebanon Valley force.
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 Ehud Barak - MSN Encarta
Ehud Barak, born in 1942, prime minister of Israel (1999-2001).
Barak was born Ehud Brug on the Israeli kibbutz (cooperative village or community) of Mishmar Hasharon.
Barak had initially been critical of the peace agreement between Israel and the PLO that was signed in Washington, D.C., in 1993, and he once abstained from a cabinet vote on the accords.
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 Ehud Barak Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
On April 1, 1991, Ehud Barak (born 1942) was elevated to the rank of lieutenant general, becoming Israel's 14th chief of staff, and, at the age of 49, also the youngest in the history of the Israel Defense Forces (I.D.F.).
Ehud Barak was born in kibbutz Mishmar HaSharon in 1942.
Ehud Barak pledged himself to restructuring the IDF, sensing that under the combined impact of the 1973 Yom Kippur trauma, the prolonged Lebanese intervention, and the added burden of coping with the intifada uprising in the annexed West Bank territories and Gaza Strip, the Israeli military had become a less-effective fighting machine.
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 Ehud Barak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ehud Barak (Hebrew: אהוד ברק;) (born February 12th, 1942) was the 10th Prime Minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001.
Barak joined the Israel Defense Forces in 1959 and served for 35 years, rising to the rank of Lieutenant General, the highest in the Israeli military.
Ehud Barak was elected Prime Minister of Israel on May 17th, 1999 and completed his term on March 7th, 2001 after his loss to Ariel Sharon in a February special election for prime minister.
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 Ehud Barak
Ehud Barak was born in 1942 in Kibbutz Mishmar Hasharon.
During the 1967 Six-Day War, Barak served as a reconnaissance group commander, and in the 1973 Yom Kippur War as a tank battalion commander on the southern front in Sinai.
In 1996, Barak was elected Chairman of the Labor Party and in 1999 formed the One Israel Party from the Labor, Gesher and Meimad factions.
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 Barak, Ehud - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Barak began his military service in 1959, became a major general in 1982, and by 1991 had risen to become the youngest army chief of staff in Israeli history.
Barak began his political career (1995) as interior minister in the cabinet of Yitzhak Rabin, his military and political mentor, and was (1995-96) foreign minister under Shimon Peres.
After the breakdown of negotiations with the Palestinians and the resumption of violence (Sept., 2000), as well as the splintering of his coalition, Barak resigned (Dec., 2000) to force an early election for prime minister in an attempt to regain public support, but in Feb., 2001, he was soundly defeated by Likud candidate Ariel Sharon.
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 The Tragedy of Ehud Barak
Barak served as a commander of a reconnaissance unit during the six-day war, and in 1971, at the age of 29, he took over as commander of the elite Sayeret Matkal unit.
Barak’s zig-zagging positions on a united Jerusalem, and the principle of not negotiating with the Palestinains while under fire, are further examples of the same pattern of behavior.
Ehud Barak is an ideal number two man. The number two man’s job is to execute the plan that is formulated by the man on top.
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 Ehud Barak Summary
Ehud Barak (Hebrew: אֵהוּד בָּרָק) (born February 12, 1942, in Mishmar HaSharon kibbutz, then British Mandate of Palestine) is an Israeli politician and was the 10th Prime Minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001.
Barak joined the Israel Defense Forces in 1959 and served for 35 years, rising to the position of Chief of the General Staff and the rank of Rav Aluf, the highest in the Israeli military.
Ehud Barak was elected Prime Minister of Israel on May 17th, 1999 and completed his term on March 7th, 2001 after his loss to Ariel Sharon in a February special election for prime minister.
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 Why War? Keywords: Ehud Barak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sharon's predecessor, Ehud Barak, came close to returning the area in peace talks in 2000 but the two sides...
Back then, according to the director of the industry ministry under Ehud Barak, Professor Reuven Horesh, the Palestinians were to have total responsibili...
Ehud Barak (אהוד ברק) (born February 12, 1942) was the 10th Prime Minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001.
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 Ehud Barak - English
Barak was later promoted to the rank of major-general and appointed head of the Planning Division of the General Staff.
Barak's appointment as head of the Intelligence Branch came in April 1983, and his appointment as head of the Central Command came in 1986.
Barak's attempts at achieving permanent-status agreements with Syria and the Palestinians reached a dead-end despite his willingness for far-reaching and controversial concessions.
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 Ehud Barak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ehud Barak (Hebrew: אֵהוּד בָּרָק) (born Ehud Brog on February 12, 1942, in Mishmar HaSharon kibbutz [1], then British Mandate of Palestine) is an Israeli politician and was the 10th Prime Minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001.
Barak earned his bachelor's degree in physics and mathematics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1976, and his master's degree in engineering-economic systems in 1978 from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, United States.
Ehud Barak is currently a partner at SCP Private Investment Partners in Pennslyvania.
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In 1996 Barak was elected chairman of the Labor Party.
Before entering politics, Barak enjoyed an illustrious 36-year career in the Israeli Defense Forces as the most decorated soldier in its history and in 1991 was appointed Chief of Staff, the highest position in the Israeli military.
Barak was born in 1942 on Kibbutz Mishmar Hasharon.
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 AllRefer.com - Ehud Barak (Israeli History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Barak began his military service in 1959, became a major general in 1982, and by 1991 had risen to become the youngest army chief of staff in Israeli history.
Barak began his political career (1995) as interior minister in the cabinet of Yitzhak Rabin, his military and political mentor, and was (1995–96) foreign minister under Shimon Peres.
After the breakdown of negotiations with the Palestinians and the resumption of violence (Sept., 2000), as well as the splintering of his coalition, Barak resigned (Dec., 2000) to force an early election for prime minister in an attempt to regain public support, but in Feb., 2001, he was soundly defeated by Likud candidate Ariel Sharon.
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 CNNfyi.com - School Tools Profiles -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak: Former military man making moves toward peace
Barak told Channel 1 television he was so moved by the homecoming of Israeli soldiers from Lebanon that it "sent a shiver down his spine." He said that was what made his decision to withdraw the troops worthwhile.
Barak is perhaps best known for his exploits in the 1970s as the leader of the army's elite commando unit, Sayeret Matkal.
Barak was critical of the Oslo talks but has argued that Israel should keep moving forward in a realistic manner on the path to peace.
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 Ehud Barak - The tenth Prime Minister
Colonel Barak was a key architect in the June 1976 Entebbe Operation for the rescue of passengers on the Air-France aircraft hijacked by terrorists and forced to land at the Entebbe airport in Uganda.
On January 1, 1995, Ehud Barak retired from the IDF and in July of that year was called upon by Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin to be Minister of the Interior in his government.
Barak was elected Labor Party Chairman in June 1997, and in May 1999 elections, with an overwhelming majority, was elected the 10th Prime Minister of the State of Israel and it’s Minister of Defense.
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 Ehud Barak (1942- )
Barak entered politics, after a short retirement, to serve as both the Interior Minister and Foreign Minister for the Labor Government (1992-1996).
Ehud Barak decided on a unilateral withdrawal of the IDF from Lebanon in May 2000, but did not succeed in advancing the Peace Process with Syria or engaging in social reform.
Barak subsequently declared his intention to resign from the leadership of the Labor Party and the Knesset until such time as he decided to return to politics.
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 Ehud Barak failed to respect international humanitarian law and his   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ehud Barak failed to respect international humanitarian law and his "concessions" to the Palestinians are illusionary when measured against the actual situation on the ground.
Barak has continued unabated, to expand settlements and by-pass roads, and has continued the policy of house demolitions, forced eviction, land confiscation and closure of the Palestinian territories.
Barak has continued this negotiating style, as it is apparent that there has been no acknowledgement of relevant international law or relevant UN resolutions in the negotiating process.
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 Ehud Barak
Ehud Barak was born in 1942 in Kibbutz Mishmar Hasharon.
In 1996, Barak was elected Chairman of the Labor Party and in 1999 formed the One Israel Party from the Labor, Gesher and Meimad factions.
Ehud Barak was elected Prime Minister of Israel on May 17, 1999.
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 Ehud Barak Page
Barak was active in Mossad operations in Beirut in 1973 where 15 PLO commanders were killed.
Barak left the IDF in 1995 and later that same year became the Interior Minister under Yitzhak Rabin.
Barak joined the Knesset in 1996 as a minister and was elected the party's leader in 1997.
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 Israpundit: Ehud Barak Against Disengagement
IsraelNationalNews Ex-PM Barak made headlines last week when he told the Knesset Channel that the Sharon family was "corrupt to the core." Some of the other things he said were even more newsworthy, but were ignored.
Ex-PM Barak made headlines last week when he told the Knesset Channel that the Sharon family was "corrupt to the core." Some of the other things he said were even more newsworthy, but were ignored.
Barak said that "in any other normal country, Sharon would have no longer been in power." He said this just days after the decision was made to indict Sharon's son, MK Omri Sharon, on several felony counts relating to his financing of his father's 1999 campaign to head the Likud.
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 Notes on Revelation--Ehud Barak
Barak means "lightning" or "lightning flash" and Deborah means "bee." These two come on the scene after Israel had again done evil in the sight of the Lord after Ehud's death, and had been sold into the hands of Jabin king of Canaan.
Ehud Barak, Israel new Prime Minister, was born on a Kibbutz in 1942.
Ehud Barak retired as Army Chief of Staff in 1995, and was immediately brought into the Government by his friend and mentor, the then Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, becoming Foreign Minister a year later.
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 Ehud Barak - Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Barak earned his bachelor's degree in physics and mathematics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1976, and his master's degree in engineering-economic systems in 1978 from Stanford University in Stanford, California.
Barak was awarded the Medal of Distinguished Service and four other citations for courage and operational excellence; these five decorations make him, with Major Nechemya Cohen, the most decorated soldier in Israeli history.
Ehud Barak was elected Prime Minister of Israel on May 17, 1999 and completed what is nominally a 6 year term on March 7, 2001 after his loss to Ariel Sharon in a special prime ministerial election in February of that year.
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 Ehud Barak Biography (Soldier/Political Figure) — Infoplease.com
In 1996 Barak was elected to the Knesset, and in 1999 he was elected Prime Minister, replacing Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Ehud Barak, 1999 People in the News - Ehud Barak, 57, Israeli politician, was elected prime minister of Israel in a landslide victory in...
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 Ehud Barak leider van heel Israel?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ehud Barak is met overgrote meerderheid gekozen tot de nieuwe minister-president van Israel.
Ehud Barak weet dat, hij stemde destijds al niet voor de Oslo-akkoorden.
Ehud Baraks streven om de leider van heel Israel te zijn is prachtig.
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