Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction, Simon C. Smith; Prelude to the Suez crisis: the rise and fall of British dominance over the Suez Canal, 1869–1956, Steve Morewood; Eden, Churchill and the battle of the Canal Zone, 1951–54, Michael T. Thornhill; Britain and the Suez crisis: the Abadan dimension, Peter J. Beck; Julian Amery and the Suez operation, Sue Onslow; Who to fight in 1956, Egypt or Israel? Operation Musketeer versus Operation Cordage, Eric Grove; French-Israeli relations, 1950–1956: the strategic dimension, Zach Levey; Supporting the brave young king: the Suez crisis and Eisenhower's new approach to Jordan, 1953–1958, Clea Lutz Bunch; A reluctant partner of the US over Suez? Turkey and the Suez crisis, Aysegül Sever; The 1956 Sinai war: a watershed in the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, David Tal; When did Nasser expect war? The Suez nationalization and its aftermath in Egypt, Laura M. James; The Suez crisis at the United Nations: the effects for the Foreign Office and British foreign policy, Edward Johnson; In search of 'some big, imaginative plan': the Eisenhower administration and American strategy in the Middle East after Suez, Richard V. Damms; Telling tales out of school: Nutting, Eden and the attempted suppression of No End of a Lesson, Philip Murphy; Post-Suez consequences: Anglo-American relations in the Middle East from Eisenhower to Nixon, Tore T. Petersen; Suez 1956 and the moral disarmament of the British empire, A.J. Stockwell; Conclusion, Scott Lucas; Index.