Brzezinski wrote to Carter, ''Sadat
cannot afford a failure and he knows it; both Sadat
and Begin think that you cannot afford failure; but Begin probably believes that a failure at Camp David will hurt you and Sadat
, but not him.
Moreover, he does not belong to the majority in his country, unlike Sadat
, which is a sensitive matter.
For her, Sadat
was the enemy and not to be believed," Kipnis writes.
A confidant of Jamal Abdul Nasser, Sadat
held similar views on the Egyptian state of affairs eventually joining the Free Officers Movement.
Islamists claimed that Sadat
was a traitor for signing a peace treaty with the Zionist enemy (Israel) who was occupying Palestine (note that when assuming power in Egypt in 2012, President Morsi confirmed his commitment to Sadat
's peace accords).
was airlifted by helicopter to a military hospital, but he died about two hours later.
Even before the new disclosures, the fact that Sadat
had made several peace overtures was no secret.
was shot dead by Islamist militants at a military parade in Cairo on October 6, 1981, three years after he signed the 1978 Camp David Accords that led to a 1979 peace treaty with Israel, the first by an Arab country.
Also Saturday, two cousins jailed for their role in the assassination of then-president Anwar Sadat
in 1981 were released to a huge welcome, their lawyer Nizar Ghorab said.
I entered the world of movie production through reading many books on directing and script-writing," says Sadat
over phone from Kabul.
, widow of the late Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat
, is an author, educator, lecturer and social activist both in her country and around the world.
Reports from Cairo confirm that Sadat
passed practically unmourned by his compatriots.
London, Sep 21 (ANI): The daughter of the former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat
is going to court to defend her late father against allegations that he murdered his predecessor Gamal Abdel Nasser, the founding father of the modern Egyptian republic.
The taxi driver, believed to be about 65, was rescued from his vehicle by nearby shop owner Ali Sadat
That was a carte blanche for destroyers and--all proportions kept aside--recalls the point of no return created 40 years ago by Egypt's late President Anwar Sadat
vis-a-vis his Soviet allies.