united arab republic

  1. SeptimiusSeverus

    Federal United Arab Republic?

    According to former Vice President of Egypt, Abdel-Latif Al-Boghdadi, Nasser initially supported a federal union for the United Arab Republic. However the threat of a Communist takeover prompted him to support a total union under strict measures. Such measures such as the outlaw of all political...
  2. Lebanon joined the United Arab Republic?

    During the brief time Nasser's United Arab Republic existed, there was a movement in Lebanon that advocated for uniting with the UAR, but it was quashed in 1958 after the United States intevened in the country. WI Washington didn't listen to president Camille Chamoun's plea for assistance for...
  3. Jordan's monarchy is overthrown in 1958?

    What if Jordanian king Hussein suffered the fate of his cousin, Faisal of Iraq, and was toppled by a military coup the same year (1958) that established a republic? Would keeping Suleiman Nabulsi, who pushed for closer ties with Nasserist Egypt, as prime minister (he was removed in 1957 after...
  4. How powerful would a (semi) successful United Arab Republic be?

    Disregarding how realistic or unrealistic a successful UAR would be, how powerful on the world stage would it be? Lets say it consists of Egypt, Sudan, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and Yemen. Would the UAR have the possibility of becoming a new great power on...
  5. Could the United Arab Republic survive a defeat against Israel?

    There are a bunch of threads discussing how plausible and what PODs are needed for the United Arab Republic to survive, but AFAIK none about if the union could've survived a war against Israel, something that seems almost inevitable given the OTL Six-Day War and the Yom Kippur War. Assuming the...
  6. A Drop in the Bucket: Brazil and Latin America in the Cold War
    Threadmarks: Part 1: A Divided City

    ------------------ Part 1: A Divided City Throughout practicaly all of Porto Alegre's republican history, most of its inhabitants had very little say in how the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul was run. During the Old Republic, its mayors, like pretty much all other politicians of the...
  7. ahmed1ghoneim

    DBWI: The Fall of the United Arab Republic

    As we all know, the United Arab Republic was formed 1958 With the formation of the republic, a political crisis at the beginning threatened to dissolve it The crisis was known as the Union crisis But Abdul Nasser, President of the United Arab Republic By calling for what is known as the Federal...
  8. Whiteshore

    What would a successful United Arab Republic look like?

    Historically, the United Arab Republic was a short-lived union of Egypt and Syria formed and led by Gamel Abdel Nasser from 1958 to 1961 but what if Nasser was able to turn the UAR into a lasting federation of Arab states? What would it look like? How would it develop? What would its foreign...
  9. GauchoBadger

    PC/WI: An UAR led by Saddam Hussein?

    Is it plausible for Saddam Hussein, perhaps through not pissing off the US too much, to become leader of a late UAR of sorts? How many Arab countries can he properly sweep under his wing? How would a "Husseinist" UAR differ from a "Nasserist" UAR?
  10. ahmed1ghoneim

    What if the United Arab Republic continues its? "alternative history"

    What if the United Arab Republic can continue and become a superpower that is being negotiated with the Russians and the United States?
  11. AHC: United Arab Republic survives

    Is there a way the United Arab Republic could've lasted until our current time? If so, what would change nowadays? Would the Syrian civil war happen in the UAR? Would the coups in Egypt happen?