Rear Vision
Rear Vision
Apr 24, 2021
The Suez Canal—ambition, colonial greed, revolution and the ditch that reshaped global trade.
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The Suez Canal is one of the world’s most vital trade routes. It’s the shortest sea link between Asia and Europe and about 12% of global trade passes through it each year. But the Canal is situated in one of the most volatile regions in the world and its history has been defined by that geography.
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