1956
Hungarian revolution-uprising against Soviet
control-it fails when the US doesn't come to the
revolutionaries support
Suez Canal crisis-After Egypt nationalizes the
Suez Canal, Israel attacks Egyptian forces in
the Gaza strip and Sinai supported by France
and Britain which seize control of the canal.
President Eisenhower forced a cease fire and
eventual withdrawal by France and Britain after
USSR threatens nuclear response in defense of
Egypt and other geopolitical considerations