EGYPT: Experimental Cabinet

Few Occidentals are aware of Mustafa Nahass Pasha, a statesman who greatly resembles in appearance plump, black-mustachioed King Fuad I of Egypt. Politically the King and Pasha are poles apart—the Sovereign a British puppet, the statesman a firebrand Egyptian Nationalist. Therefore it is significant that, last week, King Fuad gave the Prime Ministry of Egypt to Mustafa Nahass Pasha.

So radical a shift in Egyptian politics came, and could come, only after a prolonged and bitter crisis (TIME, March 12 et seq). The previous Prime Minister, Abdel...

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