The World: Sadat: New Overtures for the Peace

Less than a year ago, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was under severe attack from "rejectionist" Arabs for signing the second Sinai accord with Israel. Now that there is new talk about peace initiatives in the Middle East, the rejectionists have become isolated, and Sadat has emerged anew as a moderate Arab statesman with clout. At home, he feels secure enough to have authorized the formation of political parties. In an interview last week with TIME Correspondent Wilton Wynn, Sadat declared that he was ready to sign a formal document ending the state of...

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