DIPLOMACY: Unwanted

For more than a quarter of a century, peppery Dr. (of medicine) Fuat Husuli Tugay has been considered one of Turkey's key diplomatic representatives abroad. But even a diplomat can forget his diplomacy where his wife is concerned. Last November, while he was at home on leave from his job as Turkish Ambassador to Egypt, Diplomat Tugay learned that Egypt's new revolutionary government had decided to confiscate the property of all blood relatives of the deposed King Farouk. Under normal circumstances, no foreign emissary would concern himself with such a purely domestic affair, but it happens that Tugay's wealthy...

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