Nation: No Spirit of Camp David

But Carter and Begin meet for one last try to save the peace talks

Menachem Begin was adamant. Even before he took off last week for a summit conference with Jimmy Carter, Israel's flinty Premier made it clear that he was not planning any concessions to anyone, anywhere, under any pressure. If he accepted the new U.S. proposals for an Israeli-Egyptian peace settlement, he declared, there would no longer be any peace treaty. "It would in fact turn into a treaty of war," he said. "And war needs no treaties; in war, cannons are...

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