1 edition of Anthony Eden at the Foreign Office, 1931-38 found in the catalog.
|Statement||Dartmouth Publishing Co Ltd|
|Publishers||Dartmouth Publishing Co Ltd|
|LC Classifications||February 5, 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 73 p. :|
|Number of Pages||59|
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We should get much of the blame for stopping work, if it is to be up to the moment of our attack a smooth-running show. On 8 October, Butler chaired the Egypt Committee, which normally would have been chaired by Eden, who came out of hospital that day. Whilst Olson's is a work of popular history, it represents a wider academic tradition. It was a misfortune not just for the Foreign Secretary, Sir Anthony Eden, but for international diplomacy, that on 12 April 1953, what should have been a routine cholecystectomy in the London Clinic, went badly wrong.
He had good reason to believe that President Eisenhower did not want to push us into immediate withdrawal which, of course, spoilt the whole operation. John Colville, The Churchillians London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1981p.
Even during the Second World War under Churchill, the machinery of the War Cabinet functioned and different Departments of State had their Anthony Eden at the Foreign Office. Kling was more optimistic than Horace. " Successor Sir Anthony underwent a series of operations to correct a gall bladder condition in 1953. Nutting spoke to Lloyd again by telephone after his lunch with Eden, but found Lloyd was now in no mood to listen to his pleadings.
The French Prime Minister, Mollet, and the Israeli Prime Minister, Ben-Gurion, attended having agreed to total and permanent secrecy.
Indeed, the CIA claimed to have known at the time. Eden's conduct was not, however, like Tony Blair's conduct of the Cabinet over Iraq, where Anthony Eden at the Foreign Office learn from the Butler Enquiry in 2004 there were no detailed papers circulated by Tony Blair before Cabinet discussion, no detailed papers circulated or minutes taken in informal meetings with senior Cabinet colleagues before the invasion, and no structured decision making.
James to be vehemently anti-Roosevelt and to some extent anti-American. Indeed there was one letter to a doctor in the Lahey Clinic in March 1971, where Eden shows a proper caution about drugs and their interactions on one another. The letter must have been passed on to Dr Cattell.
If we had let events drift until the spring I have little doubt that by then, or about then, Russia and Egypt would have been ready to pounce, with Israel as the apparent target and western interests as the real one. His relationship with the two figures who were eventually to follow him as Prime Minister—Anthony Eden and Harold Macmillan— became increasingly fractious.
For example, Eden deliberated carefully and consulted widely during his period of disillusionment with Chamberlain, which led up to his resignation in 1938.
A debatable conclusion, but easier to stomach than other Eden apologists John Pearson who'd have you believe he wasn't a shambling, drug-addled mess during the Crisis.
This is a letter from Anthony Eden to Neville Chamberlain.