In a World Without Anwar Sadat

The U.S. begins reshaping its Middle East policies

Ai the consequences of the assassination of Anwar Sadat began to permeate Washington last week, the Reagan Administration found itself scrambling to patch together answers, however temporary, to a host of delicate questions raised by the death of the Egyptian leader. How best to beef up the regime of Hosni Mubarak, Sadat's successor? How to keep the Libyans at bay in the Sudan? Perhaps most important, how to speed up the Egyptian-Israeli talks on Palestinian autonomy? At stake is not only the influence of the United...

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