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Author: Hassan A. Jamsheer   |   Pages: 32–41


 

Abstract

Sixty years have passed since the Suez crisis of 1956. This article deals with the major events and issues surrounding the crisis, leading to war and to a major international crisis involving the two superpowers and their allies. Battles were fought in the air, on the ground and on the diplomatic fronts of the United Nations Organization. However, the United States – opposed to the action of its allies – played the major role in terminating the military actions of Israel, Great Britain and France against Egypt, in avoiding direct Soviet intervention and establishing a UN-sponsored solution.

 

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