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Biography for Ehud Barak

First Name: Ehud
Last Name: Barak
Title: Minister of Defense
Organization: Government of Israel
Country: Israel
Date of Birth: 12/02/1942
Place of Birth: Kibbutz Mishmar Hasharon
Education: 1976 Bachelor's degree in Physics and Mathematics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.1978 Master's degree in Economic-Engineering Systems from Stanford University, USA.
Politics: Labour Party
CV: 1959 Joined the Israeli Defense Forces1982 Central in the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, as commander of the Lebanon Valley force.1983 Director of the military intelligence, Aman.1991 Appointed Chief of Staff in the Israeli Defence Forces.July 1995 Appointed Minister of Interior to the government of Yitzhak Rabin.November 1995 Minister of Foreign AffairsJune 1996 Resigns as Foreign Minister with the change of Prime Minister1997 Elected Leader of the Labour PartyMay 1999 Elected Prime Minister of IsraelAugust 1999 Promises to withdraw Israeli troops from certain territories in the West Bank within a month, as described in the Wye Agreement.2001 Lost his Re-election to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, He later also Resigns as leader of the Labour Party From 18/06/2007  Deputy Prime Minister  &   Minister of Defense
Quotes: If I were a Palestinian of the right age, I'd eventually join one of the terrorist organizations.
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