MIDDLE EACT: Tenacity and Trouble

Peace, like war, can attain a momentum of its own. This week, for the third time since the Middle East's guns fell silent seven months ago, a formal cease-fire between Egypt and Israel ran out. The two sides are still far from a formal peace, but they are growing used to an absence of war. Thus, when Egyptian President Anwar Sadat went before television cameras at Cairo's Kubbeh Republican Palace at the beginning of the week, he was expected to rule out a formal extension of the ceasefire, but to make it plain...

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