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UK did not back down to Nasser

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Submitted by tim (Australia), Aug 14, 2010 at 18:04

Yes, you're right, Yuval, Britain's decline is all about its Israeli policy. ... I'd think twice about ...

While we're on about the Suez Canal, you are aware that it was a joint operation with Israel and France, aren't you? And we backed down not because of Nasser, but because the USA and Soviet Union told us to get lost. You shouldn't make historical claims which are patently false.

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