Egypt: The Plot to Kill Nasser

For years Gamal Abdel Nasser has been fomenting all manner of uprisings, internal strife and coups d'état through out Africa and the Middle East. Last week it became clear that he had suffered a dose of his own medicine— and nearly choked on it. Spread across Cairo's government-controlled papers was news of an incredible plot to assassinate Nasser and most of his top aides, blow up the nation's major power plants and communications centers, and unleash a reign of terror that would sweep out his regime and install an entirely different set...

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