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Fear Of Assassination

Fear Of Assassination

Thanks for your article “Mideast Unrest Hardening Positions in Community” (Feb. 18). The article quotes several authorities who advocate the conclusion of an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty. Who can argue against the conclusion of such a treaty?
Yet it must be pointed out that soon after Anwar Sadat concluded a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel he was assassinated.
The difficulty of achieving peace may be due in part to the possibility that the unelected kings and dictators who rule the Arab countries in the Mideast see a connection between making peace with Israel and being assassinated.
Williston Park, L.I.

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