EGYPT: Capitulations

Many an Egyptian statesman has quailed before the British High Commissioner for Egypt, large and resolute Sir Miles Lampson, but last week the Cabinet of Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, who does not mind being called a "coward", sent Sir Miles from London to Cairo to capitulate in important respects to Egyptian Nationalism.

Dusky Premier Mustafa El Nahas

Pasha was pleased to learn that Mr. Baldwin is prepared to withdraw British troops from Cairo shortly and haul down the British flag from its citadel. He is further prepared to withdraw "gradually" large British...

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