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The Nasser factor: Anglo-Egyptian relations andYemen/Aden crisis 1962–65.

McNamara, Robert (2016) The Nasser factor: Anglo-Egyptian relations andYemen/Aden crisis 1962–65. Middle Eastern Studies, 53 (1). pp. 51-68. [Journal article]

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URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00263206.2016.1200032

DOI: 10.1080/00263206.2016.1200032

Abstract

British governments' relationships with President Nasser's Egypt were extremely difficult in the 1950s and 1960s due to conflicting regional interests. This article explores the crisis in Anglo-Egyptian relations over the Yemen Civil War and the insurgency in the Federation of South Arabia focusing on the period between 1962 and 1965. It demonstrates how British attempts to frustrate Egypt's intervention in the Yemen eventually led to the unleashing of an Egyptian backed insurgency in the Federation and accelerated the decision of Britain to withdraw from its Aden base and the Federation of South Arabia.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Aden, Yemen, Great Britain- Foreign Relations - United Arab Republic (Egypt)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of English and History
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute > History
Arts and Humanities Research Institute
ID Code:36836
Deposited By: Dr Robert McNamara
Deposited On:07 Feb 2017 08:18
Last Modified:22 May 2018 22:23

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