MIDDLE EAST: Sasat Shouts an Angry No

The Jerusalem talks end abruptly in a storm of bickering

"Peace cannot be built when a country treads on the land and sovereignty of another . . . When the Israeli Foreign Minister says we can sit and negotiate and go halfway, I answer: Halfway is, for us, to lose our land and our sovereignty. No!"

—Egyptian President Anwar Sadat

"Any Israeli Premier who compromises on the settlements would have to resign . . . Israel's Arab neighbors are implacable enemies. Egypt is an implacable enemy." —Israeli Premier Menachem Begin

So much for the "spirit of Jerusalem." In a...

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