EGYPT: New Plans, Old Problem

Prime Minister Nahas Pasha, leader of the nationalist Wafd Party, last week backed up pledges made to the Egyptian people and officially announced, in a letter to British Ambassador Sir Miles Lampson, that as a sovereign nation Egypt would allow no "British interference in . . . internal affairs." He worked on plans for redistribution of available foodstocks, urged increased agricultural production with an eye toward self-sufficiency, prepared to crack down on hoarders and profiteers, as well as "intrigue and attempts to create disturbances."

The British Government in London watched anxiously. But the British breathed easier when Prime Minister Nahas Pasha...

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