Yankee Go East Dollar diplomacy for peace

September 1979
Time;9/24/1979, Vol. 114 Issue 13, p70
The article highlights the third trip of Robert Strauss to Israel and Egypt since being selected as U.S. President Jimmy Carter's special Middle East envoy in April 1979. According to Strauss, he took with him eleven businessmen in the hope to promote investment in the area that would help strengthen the Camp David Agreements with concrete economic benefits for all. It further reveals that once the business projects are in progress, Strauss will plan to go after large investments of up to 100 million dollars in areas such as plate glass, soft drink, shoe factories, auto parts, and luxury-hotel structure.


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