World: Relief for Egypt, Anxiety for Israel

THE lights of Cairo, partially blacked out since January as a precaution against Israeli air raids, blinked brightly again last week. Atop the control tower at Cairo Airport, the beacon shone once more into the night. Once more, too, the strings of lights that decorate restaurants along the banks of the Nile danced over the dark waters. Obviously, the Egyptians no longer felt nearly so apprehensive about the possibility of Israeli air raids. The reason? During the past month, the Russians who now help man Egypt's defense have not only set up new SA3...

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