THE SUDAN: Repeat Performance

That popular Eastern melodrama. Here Come the Generals, which has played so successfully during recent weeks in Pakistan, Burma, Thailand and Iraq, opened to thunderous applause last week in Khartoum, capital of the Sudan.

There were scarcely any changes in the script: the curtain rose on a sleeping city, a soft wind stirred the camel-foot trees along the Nile. At midnight armored cars, Bren gun carriers, lorries packed with troops rolled out from the suburban barracks and into Khartoum and its sister cities of Omdurman and Khartoum North. One unit occupied the radio...

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