The Arabs: Coping in Khartoum

The foreign ministers and special delegates from 13 Arab nations who met in steamy Khartoum last week were there to discuss ways and means of coping with their Israeli conquerors. As usual, they could not even cope with one another.

Algeria and Syria demanded that all Arab nations 1) break cultural and diplomatic ties with the U.S., Britain and West Germany for allegedly supporting Israel during the war, 2) organize a total trade boycott of the three countries, and 3) continue their current oil embargo. Egypt, Iraq and Republican Yemen were in general support....

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