Egypt After Sadat

Archive Report

Mubarak's New Cours

Sinai's Return and the Peace

President sadat's murder last October ended not just the life of a world political figure but, it is now becoming apparent, spelled the beginning of profound changes in the remarkable course he had steered Egypt in quest of peace in the Middle East and prosperity at home. His successor and former subordinate, Hosni Mubarak, promises to pursue the Camp David peace process which Sadat set in motion with his historic mission to Jerusalem in November 1977 (see Chronology). But foreign diplomats in Cairo say privately they expect Israel's return of the last third of the Sinai Peninsula (see map), April 25, to mark a turning point in Egypt's foreign policy. Once Egypt has regained the territory it lost ...

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