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British prime minister, Anthony Eden, and US president, Dwight Eisenhower, after a conference at the White House in 1956. JR AP/Press Association Images

Suez Crisis shows what happens when friends don’t share

60 years ago, Britain and the US believed they were on the same page when it came to Suez. How wrong they were.
The century since the first world war is littered with the broken promises of Muslim rulers to bring about a transition to more representative forms of government. AAP/Asmaa Abdelatif

How the political crises of the modern Muslim world created the climate for Islamic State

The rise of Islamic State and its declaration of the caliphate can be read as part of a wider story that has unfolded since the formation of modern nation states in the Muslim world.

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