MIDDLE EAST: Now, Round 5 of Shuttle Diplomacy

Scarcely two months have passed since Henry Kissinger paid his fourth postwar visit to the Middle East. Yet this week as the Secretary of State—accompanied by Bride Nancy Maginnes Kissinger—arrives for a fifth visit, he will find enough great changes to astound even a normally unflappable diplomat. Among the transitions since March:

>In Egypt, where only seven years ago Gamal Abdel Nasser unleashed virulent anti-Americanism by falsely charging that U.S. planes had wiped out his air force, the U.S. helicopter carrier Iwo Jima placidly anchored off Port Said to begin the minesweeping...