Middle East Diarist

M. M. K.
March 1977
New Republic;3/26/77, Vol. 176 Issue 13, p47
Describes the political and social conditions in the Middle East as of March 1977. Discussion on how U.S. Department of State secretaries conduct their business in the region; Suggestion that U.S. government officials should try to visit the region like an ordinary tourist to be able to understand the issues that separate Israelis from Arabs; Web of stupidities, inconveniences and petty brutalities surround the region more than matters of final borders and peace; Opinion of the author that the people of the region are brilliant, compassionate and warm-hearted unfortunately cut off from each other by idiotic political walls.


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