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40 Years of Peace Between Israel and Egypt

Dennis Ross and David Makovsky

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Wall Street Journal

March 25, 2019


Sadat and Begin gambled everything, and the bet continues to pay off despite the dearth of normalization between the two societies.

In a region beset by national, sectarian and tribal conflicts, the treaty between the two nations has endured since its signing on March 26, 1979. It has withstood the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, two Palestinian intifadas, two wars in Lebanon and the election of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi. The peace remains cold, yet both governments remain invested in it...

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