Middle East: The Waiting Game


Egyptian cannon fired again last week, this time in welcome to one of the Arabs' staunchest friends, Josip Broz Tito. When the Yugoslav President's plane arrived in Cairo, Gamal Abdel Nasser warmly embraced his 75-year-old visitor. Then, after reviewing the Egyptian honor guard, the two leaders drove off to Nasser's presidential palace for three days of talk about war and peace.

According to his own advance billing, Tito brought with him a set of proposals for peace. As worked out in Yugoslavia, a proper compromise would require Israel to withdraw from the Arab territories it now occupies, while the Arab...

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