Eisenhower's Message to Ben-Gurion
During the Suez Campaign
October 31, 1956
Despite the present, temporary interests that Israel has in common with France and Britain, you ought not to forget that the strength of Israel and her future are bound up with the United States.
Source: Howard Sachar, A History of Israel: From the Rise of Zionism to Our Time. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998, p. 503.