30年以后萨达特的旅程

Toledo——如果有一个人是像安德鲁·杰克逊说的那种“有勇气的人会赢得多数人的钦佩”,那么30年前,1977年11月的埃及总统萨达特就是这样一个人。他向以色列作出的和平姿态震惊了整个中东。他,像他所说的,走“到世界的尽头”(位于耶路撒冷的以色列国会),并且通过这样的举动使这个地区的政治发生了翻天覆地的变化。

从那时起,阿拉伯人的问题不再是如何消灭以色列,而是如何与它取得共存。在他戏剧性地向未来迈出的这一步中,萨达特告诉了阿拉伯的领导人一个变化中的世界的现实。

萨达特的和平姿态是在对地区力量平衡冷静的战略分析后作出的。他很清楚以色列拥有核力量,并且在1973年10月的战争中,再一次证明了它在常规战争中是无法被击败的。这是一场萨达特本人在发动时就没指望会获胜的战争。

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