June 5, 2023
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I was eight years old when the Suez Canal last made international headlines. Egypt’s president, Gamal Abdel Nasser, had nationalised the canal which was being run, at a handsome profit, by British and French enterprises, successors of the companies that had financed its construction a century earlier. The British and French governments detested Nasser. They […]