Episode 5.35 — April 29, 2021

Episode 5.35

Civil War in North Yemen

In this final episode of the season, I will deal with the civil war in North Yemen and the final years of President Nasser. Following an anti royalist coup in North Yemen President Nasser would sent Egyptian soldier to fight on the republican side in a guerrilla war against Royalist forces. The War becomes bogged down into a statement. In the last years before his death, Nasser loses his former popular status in the Arab World due to the Civil War in North Yemen and the defeat by Israel in the six days war.


Episode 5.34 — April 28, 2021

Episode 5.34

Congo 1960 – 1965

The story of the first phase of civil wars that would blight Congo. After Belgium gives the Congo independence in 1960, the country falls into chaos, with parts of the country trying to break away. The United States and the Soviet Union back different factions between the war in Congo. A biography of Mobutu who eventually gained total power in the Congo in 1965.

Episode 5.32 Cyprus, Oman and Aden — April 27, 2021

Episode 5.32 Cyprus, Oman and Aden

Cyprus, Oman and Aden

The British Army faces three guerrilla war in the region. In Cyprus EOKA guerrilla launch a terrorist campaign killing British servicemen, in order to obtain union between Cyprus and Greece. A biography of Sir John Harding the British Governor of Cyprus. In Oman British troops fight along side the forces of the sultan of Muscat against pro Nasser guerrillas. In Aden too the British Army fight a terrorist campaign launched by pro Nasser guerrillas.

Episode 5.32 Suez Crisis 10 — April 8, 2021