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The road toSuezlocked

  • Michael T. Thornhill

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There is an almost quotidian regularity to anniversaries in British history, but few—if any—continue to resonate quite like Suez. In July 1956 Anthony Eden's Conservative government reacted to Egypt's nationalization of the Anglo-French Suez Canal Company by preparing for a conflict which aimed at deposing the Egyptian president, ...

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