Suez Crisis 50th anniversary infographic
The Suez Crisis, sparked 50 years ago by Egypt's nationalisation of the Suez Canal, has been described as a conflict involving the invasion of a Middle East country by an alliance of Western powers, in which imperialist interests were defied by Arab nationalism -- inviting clear parallels with the current Iraq war. Graphic shows map of Suez campaign plus timeline.


Suez Crisis 50th anniversary

July 26, 2006 -

PUBLISHED: 26/6/2006; STORY: Graphic News
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