The World: Egypt's Sadat: New Look

Ikingi Maryut is a small green retreat in the Western Desert outside Alexandria, where Egyptian President Anwar Sadat last April reached his fateful decision to go to war with Israel. There last week Sadat received Hedley Donovan and gave his first interview with a representative of a Western publication since the war. Wearing a gray turtleneck sweater, slacks and sports jacket, Sadat puffed his pipe and broke into confident laughter from time to time as he ranged widely over a number of topics. Among the questions and answers:

Q. Did you foresee, before the...

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