TITLE

The battle for Egypt

AUTHOR(S)
Lief, Louise
PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/19/93, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that new threats and alleged plots of Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman to blow up New York buildings and tunnels are only a skirmish in a war that is being fought halfway around the world. The prize is Egypt, a linchpin of American policy in the Mideast. Efforts to overthrow pro-Western President Hosni Mubarak by followers of the Sheik; Crackdown on Muslim extremists by Mubarak's government; Militant demands; Collapse of mediation efforts; Escalating violence.
ACCESSION #
9307130120

 

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