EGYPT: O Leader of All Rebels!

In Cairo last week, Indian M.P. Anup Singh took sharp exception to Western criticism of his supreme creation, the week-old Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity Conference (TIME, Jan. 6). "The conference,v insisted Singh, "was neither inspired nor financed by the Communist Party, nor is it deliberately following the Communist line."Then he added brightly: "But you can say that the decisions of theconference are helping the Communists."

In the final days of the conference, a few attempts were made to moderate its hysterically anti-Western tone. Sudan's Foreign Minister Mohammed Mahgoub (one of the few officials to attend the...

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