Gamal Abdel Nasser

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Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1970)

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They present 13 chapters that explore how such scripts (or interpretive frameworks) have cognitively influenced British and American foreign policy perceptions and approaches towards Middle Eastern leaders, including Gamal Nasser, Anwar Sadat, and Hosni Mubarak of Egypt; Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran; Yasser Arafat of the Palestinian Liberation Organization; Saddam Hussein of Iraq; al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden; Bashar al-Assad of Syria; and Muammar Gaddafi of Libya.
Let's not forget though that Mubarak himself was part of the powerful military establishment, just as two of his predecessors Anwar Sadat and Gamal Nasser had been.
Like Gamal Nasser of Egypt, the Libyan officers had been fired up by pan-Arab nationalism.
French and British paratroops invaded Egypt in concert with Israel, after Gamal Nasser nationalised the Suez Canal in 1956.
The Government has already started to roll back energy subsidies -- an arcane legacy of the days of Gamal Nasser in the 1950s -- raising electricity and fuel prices in a major economic reform step which according to the World Bank will reduce the deficit to 11pc of GDP by the end of the year.