Suez Crisis of 1956


Committee dESCRIPTION

The Suez Crisis of 1956 was a military and political confrontation in Egypt that threatened to divide the United States and Great Britain, potentially harming the Western military alliance that had won the Second World War. Lester B. Pearson, who later became prime minister of Canada, won a Nobel Peace Prize for using the world’s first, large-scale United Nations peacekeeping force to deescalate the situation. (Committee Date: July 26, 1956)

COMMITTEE TOPIC

Suez Crisis of 1956

MEET THE TEAM

Chair: Samah Khandker (McGill University, Faculty of Arts)
Assistant Chair: Anne-Sophie Paradis (Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf)
Crisis Director: Jeremy Allen (McGill University, Faculty of Arts)
Assistant Crisis Director: Eric Sader (McGill University, Faculty of Arts)
Assistant Crisis Director: Robert Hu (McGill University, Faculty of Law)

DOCUMENTATION

Background Guide
List of Characters
Crisis Guide
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