MIDDLE EAST: Shuttle to Disengagement

Never before in a quarter-century of bitter Middle East diplomatic negotiations has a U.S. Secretary of State been so handsomely treated by both sides. "You have made history this week," said a smiling Israeli Premier Golda Meir to Henry Kissinger. Five hours later and 600 miles away in Egypt, President Anwar Sadat embraced Kissinger, called him "Brother" and said warmly: "Let us hope that the road we paved is for a lasting peace."

The praise and affection were certainly deserved, for Kissinger almost singlehanded had worked out an agreement to disengage Israeli and...

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