The 1958 U.S. Marine Invasion of Lebanon – It was no day at the beach

1958 — Lebanon was yet again at the forefront of foreign policy concerns. Gamal Abdel Nasser, one of the most prominent politicians of the postwar world, was powerful not only in Egypt, but also in much of the Arab World. Known for his Arab nationalism and sharp criticism of Western power, his influence reached many … Continue reading The 1958 U.S. Marine Invasion of Lebanon – It was no day at the beach