Foreign News: Big Brother

Behind the outbursts of violence and beneath the smoldering hatreds of the Middle East, the lines of motivation lead in many and sometimes conflicting directions. But almost all the disputes have one thing in common: help from Cairo.

Last week Egypt's Premier Gamal Abdel Nasser completed a little "parley at the summit" with his fellow Arabs of Syria and Saudi Arabia. Their announced achievements were few, but they underlined Nasser's aspiration to establish Egypt as the leader of a united Araby and even, if possible, over all Africa. His undeclared aim: to force the...

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