DIPLOMACY: Fanfare and Funds for Sadat

There were some awkward moments and some outright blunders, but even so, Egypt's President Anwar Sadat seemed to have achieved most of his goals within days of his arrival in the U.S. for a state visit last week. The White House, obviously intent on cementing its new-found friendship with Sadat, gave him the maximum treatment, including a 21-gun salute and a fanfare from 14 red-coated trumpeters. There was also the news that President Ford had asked for $750 million in economic aid to Egypt as part of a $3.4 billion Middle East aid package that went to Congress last...

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