Egypt: Of Life & Death

Gamal Abdel Nasser's talent for spreading subversion in the Middle East is equaled only by his instinct for sniffing out subversion at home. That instinct has never been keener. Last week his courts sentenced 93 plotters for trying to beat Nasser at his own game.

Ninety-two of the 93 were members of Egypt's powerful 500,000-member Moslem Brotherhood, a group of religious fanatics who want to ban all liquor, movie theaters and female education and live strictly by the Koran. Twelve years ago, six of its leaders were tried and executed and thousands more jailed after an attempt on Nasser's life....

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