Theresa May is the author of her own awful misfortune

20th January, 2019

For decades, historians and politicians have broadly agreed that the worst British prime minister of the last hundred years was Anthony Eden, the man who presided over the foreign policy disaster of the Suez Crisis of the mid-1950s.

Eden was responsible for arguably Britain’s worst post-World War II humiliation as he over-estimated Britain’s geopolitical power and bungled a series of attempts to remove Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser from the vital trade route that...

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