EGYPT: Royal Fascist?

A youth of handsome features and imperial mien is Egypt's pimply-complexioned, sport-loving King Farouk. Aged only 18, His Majesty, who came to the throne in July, last week took the risky course of executing what amounted to a bloodless royal coup d'etat. By all odds the largest political party in Egypt is the Wafd, and its leader Premier El Nahas Pasha has often dramatically declaimed: "Egypt is the guardian of Oriental Democracy!" Last week Nahas Pasha emerged from the Royal Palace wailing: "I have been cast aside as Premier like an old...

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