THE CONFLICT: Arabs v. Israelis in a Suez Showdown

"There is a process of osmosis in the Arab world today. A new Arab will slowly emerge. The old world of sheiks and sultans will fade away, and the new Arab will replace them. This probably will not happen in my lifetime, but only when it happens will the Palestine problem be finally solved." —Gamal Abdel Nasser, 1960

Nasser is long dead. The Palestinian problem is far from solved. But the day of the New Arab he predicted does indeed seem to be emerging. Last week thousands upon thousands of Arabs were...

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