In London’s Sunday Times, on September 10, Heikal wrote that Egypt and the UK failed to maintain genuine dialogue in 100 years. Sympathizing with British concerns, Heikal suggested that reciprocity would be required to repair Anglo-Egyptian ties. Cairo needed to recognize British interests in the region and understand that they could play a productive role, provided they did not look “like an American satellite.” Yet he insisted that restoring ties required that London “recognizes the existence of Arab nationalism and Egypt as the biggest power in it.”1