MIDDLE EAST: Seeking Peace Amid New Sounds of War

Therg were several nagging omens as Secretary of State Henry Kissinger flew from Washington last week for a seven-day journey of mediation through the Middle East, his sixth such trek in the past two years. Kissinger reached Cairo on the first leg of his flight to seven capitals (the others: Damascus, Amman, Jerusalem, Riyadh, Algiers and finally Rabat) during the Moslem penitential month of Ramadan. The Secretary of State was unable to meet with fasting President Anwar Sadat until after sundown; Kissinger thus had to while away several hours sightseeing. As he flew out of Cairo, a Secret Service...

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