EGYPT: Sarwat's Treaty

The denial of democratic sovereignty which Great Britain imposes upon Egypt became, last week, once more glaringly apparent.

Prime Minister Abdel Khalek Sarwat Pasha attained the focus of interest when he recently submitted to party leaders the draft treaty which he negotiated in London, during King Fuad's visit there (TIME, July 18).

Styled a "Treaty of Alliance," the new pact contains important British concessions. The trouble is, from an Egyptian point of view, that Prime Minister Sarwat does not represent the majority party of Egypt, the indomitable Wafd, once headed by the late famed...

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