Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Dwight David Eisenhower (18901969)
Should a nation which attacks and occupies foreign territory in the face of United Nations disapproval be allowed to impose conditions on its own withdrawal?
President DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, radio and television broadcast on the situation in the Middle East, Washington, D.C., February 20, 1957.Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1957, p. 151.
Israel had invaded Egypt on October 29, 1956, precipitating the Suez Crisis.