Egypt: Son of the Revolution

Son of the Revolution

For four years a group calling itself Egypt's Revolution conducted a campaign of assassinations against Israeli and American diplomats in Cairo. Last week authorities announced the indictment of 20 alleged members of the leftist group, which opposes the 1979 Egyptian peace treaty with Israel. One of the alleged leaders was none other than Khaled Abdel Nasser, 38, son of the late President Gamal Abdel Nasser. The name of Khaled's group was an obvious reference to the 1952 revolution led by the elder Nasser.

Prosecutors demanded the death sentence for Khaled for a string of attacks that left two Israelis dead and...

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