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  • In 1956, Britain was humiliated in the Suez Crisis and Prime Minister Anthony Eden was forced to retire after the United States supported Egypt over her old wartime ally Britain.

    How the Queen Saved and Soothed Britain

  • And so began the Suez Crisis and the slide into an ill-fated British military action mounted jointly with France and Israel.

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  • I read the above, as that in 1952, presumably this was the conclusion of the Suez Crisis, although I know little of it - I was only 5, and it did not form part of my history classes in my "Grammar School".

    Egypt: The army's fateful choice | Editorial

  • In the midst of the Suez Crisis, with bombs falling on Egypt, that horrific scenario was on his mind.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Nasser may have seized power through the army, but he was genuinely popular, and in June 1956, just before the Suez Crisis erupted, he was elected president of Egypt with a decisive mandate.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • With an increasing number of American politicians seeing the decision to release al Megrahi as a sign of weakness against international terrorism, this could potentially escalate into the worst diplomatic freeze between the USA and the UK since the Suez Crisis of 1956.


  • The Suez Crisis was over the Suez, you have to start there.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Peretz on the Cairo Speech:

  • In 1956, just after the Suez Crisis, Jablonski made a memorable reporting trip through twelve countries of the Middle East, even wangling an invitation to interview King Saud in Riyadh.

    The Prize

  • The Suez Crisis, later in that same year, only reinforced the significance of the “Sahara” to France, again demonstrating the danger of dependence upon the unreliable “Anglo-Saxons”—in this case the Americans—for oil and indeed for political support.

    The Prize

  • Thus, supertankers, along with the decline of British influence and prestige and the ascendancy of Gamal Abdel Nasser, were among the consequences of the Suez Crisis.

    The Prize


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