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Egyptian Allegiance Under Nasser During Gamal Abdel Nassers presidency in Egypt which ran through the early 50s to the late 60s the Cold War had both the Soviet Union and the United States gathering countries to form blocs with which they attempted to outdo each others world influence Egypt experienced Western rule as a British protectorate and in 1919 a rebellion against the British was the first sign of Egyptian unrest with the European domination Milner Nasser found the Soviet Union and its policies to be attractive due the presence of a common enemy and its influenceAburish 275 The financing for the Aswan high dam the nationalization of the Suez Canal and the Six-Day War of 1967 pushed Nasser away from Western unity and into the influence of the Soviet Union Nasser had become an Egyptian nationalist as a young boy St John 1 After attending the Military Academy he led the Free Officers coup of July 23 1952 that removed a corrupt monarchy declared independence from Britain and established social reforms to give an identity to the Egyptians Nasser continuously gained political domination and was elected President in 1956 His presidency defined sociopolitical elements and an authoritarian single-party rule Nasser established land and health reform public education nationalization of heavy industry and pan-Arabism Egyptians remember him as a hero and his era as one of pride and unity Goldstone 363 Throughout history and well into today the Nile River serves as the lifeblood in Egypt Due to Egypts mostly desert terrain the Egyptian population is concentrated around the banks of the Nile Cutter 225 During his presidency Nasser had begun to consider rebuilding the Aswan Dam to increase production in Egyptian irrigation and provide power for other industries Nutting 112 The construction of the dam was to cost more than any country at the time could afford with the exception of the United States and the Soviet Union St John 214 While working on
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