Nation: The Sealed-Lips Summit

At Camp David, no news on the Middle East talks might mean good news

A double chainlink, electrified fence topped with barbed wire; a hundred rifle-toting U.S. Marines; a few score heavily armed Israeli and Egyptian agents. This security barrier encircling Camp David last week effectively shut out a world intently curious and concerned about what was happening within the secluded presidential retreat in the Catoctin Mountains of Maryland. There at the summit, Jimmy Carter, Egypt's Anwar Sadat and Israel's Menachem Begin were starting the latest and one of the most momentous rounds in...

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