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By ANDREW ROBERTS
If any one event ended imperial Britain, it was Suez, which also saw last significant intervention by Winston Churchill in world affairs.
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Anthony Eden, Anthony Montague Browne, Clarissa Eden, Clementine Churchill, Dwight Eisenhower, Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Harold Macmillan, R.A. Butler, Suez Canal, Suez Crisis, Winston S. Churchill,
By WILLIAM JOHN SHEPHERD
Eden by Charlwood: “The morning had been golden; the noontime was bronze; and the evening lead. But all were solid, and each was polished until it shone after its fashion.”
Tags: Anthony Eden, Appeasement, Charles de Gaulle, Clarissa Lady Avon, Gamal Abdel Nasser, George Curzon, Suez Crisis, William John Shepherd, Winston S. Churchill,
By WILLIAM J. SHEPHERD
During the war Churchill told a general: “Improvise and dare…He improvise and dore.” Leebaert sees America’s walk to global leadership in much the same way.
Tags: Anthony Eden, Clement Attlee, Derek Leebaert, Dwight Eisenhower, Ernest Bevin, Franklin Roosevelt, Harold Macmillan, John Charmley, Joseph Stalin, Korean War, Malaya War, Suez Crisis, Vietnam War, Winston S. Churchill,
By BRADLEY P. TOLPPANEN
A close Anglo-American partnership was a guiding principle in Churchill’s thinking about international relations. The creation of such a partnership was a central aspect of his long political career. While still a young backbench Member of Parliament, he said, “it ought to be the main end of English statecraft over a long period of years to cultivate good relations with the United States.” In 1918 he declared it his hope that the two countries would “act permanently together.”
Tags: Alan P. Dobson, Bradley P. Tolppanen, Dwight Eisenhower, Harry S. Truman, Iron Curtain Speech, Lord Halifax, Steve Marsh, Suez Crisis, Warren F. Kimball, Winston S. Churchill,