- ANTHONY EDEN'S PREMIERSHIP
- Should have been a great PM
- Suez Crisis in 1956 ended his premiership prematurely
- Eden had a deep aversion to Nasser; he saw him as anti-British.
- Eden's style did not help; he was 'tetchy and short-tempered'
- The Suez crisis was seen as the last vestiges of British imperialism
- Britain's withdrawal was not based in military failure; but political failure.
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