Became important due to construction of the Suez Canal.
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Located in Yemen.
A major British naval base until 1960.
When they gave it up, Yemen collapsed into a brutal civil war.
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Location helped make it and
Britain's efforts to control Aden and the Suez
led to evil
saw the destruction of
most African and Mid-East countries in the region.
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