World: We Have No Illusions

At the ceremonies, the three peacemakers spoke in the same deeply religious spirit about what they had achieved, and each in his own way acknowledged the problems that lie ahead. Excerpts:

PRESIDENT CARTER:

During the past 30 years, Israel and Egypt have waged war. For the past 16 months, these two great nations have waged peace. Today we celebrate a victory—not of a bloody military campaign, but of an inspiring peace campaign. Two leaders who will loom large in the history of nations, President Anwar Sadat and Prime Minister Menachem Begin, have conducted this...

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