EGYPT: The New Revolution

July is the month of two big revolutionary anniversaries in the Middle East: Egypt's seventh and Iraq's first. As the anniversaries approached, President Nasser's associates reported him increasingly concerned lest Iraq's young revolution, despite its domestic troubles, should be too much of an encouragement to other restless Arabs, particularly in his own neighboring northern province of Syria. Last week, accepting this challenge to his claim to Arab leadership, Nasser proclaimed that the real revolution in Egypt is only now about to begin.

"I feel that we have only scratched the door of...

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