Anwar Sadat's epic journey to Jerusalem transformed the Mideast picture overnight. But on the road to a lasting Mideast settlement, a hard uphill struggle still lies ahead. It was "unthinkable," yet it happened. Egyptian President Anwar Sadat- leader of a nation which four times in the last three decades exchanged bitter blows with Israel - was warmly welcomed to Jerusalem as an honored guest last November by the "hard-line" Israeli Prime Minister, Menahem Begin. Stepping from his Boeing 707 jet at Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport, Sadat - the first Arab head of state to visit Israel since its founding three decades ago - was greeted by a tumultuous explosion of applause. An Israeli Defense Forces band played both the Egyptian national anthem and the solemn Jewish anthem Hatikva ("The Hope").
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