The battle for Egypt's soul

Ajami, Fouad
June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p42
Reports on harsh dissonance in Egypt, an ancient land long accustomed to kinder, gentler harmonies. Grim struggle being fought between state and the bands of zealous Islamic fundamentalists, the Gama'at Islamiya; Terror--the subject of the hour in Egypt; Fouad Pasha Serageddin, the legendary leader of the bourgeois Wafd Party; His deep roots in the conservative land; How fabled Egyptian way of old, the ability to harmonize things, is being undermined.


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