MIDDLE EAST: Goodbye, Arab Solidarity

In his push for peace, did Egypt's Sadat move too far and too fast?

Euphoria still reigned in Cairo, and a slightly more restrained mood of optimism buoyed Jerusalem. But in other capitals of the Middle East —not to mention Washington and Moscow—there were worries and frowns about the moves that are following Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's historic visit to Israel. To keep alive the hopes that blossomed with his dramatic initiative, Sadat invited all the parties concerned, including Israel, to a Cairo summit to discuss and perhaps resolve issues standing in the...

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