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In early July, when it gets searing hot in the Middle East, the man who had forehandedly helped make the place particularly hot went off on a graciously appointed yachting cruise with his family to visit his old friend Tito at the marshal's isle of Brioni in the blue Adriatic. In that way, Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser, President of Egypt, President and founder of the New United Arab Republic, could escape the heat built up by his subversive doings in Lebanon. And he could also pursue his studies at Tito's knee...

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