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The Political Scene

Jordan has a new Prime Minister. The Israelis have decided (prudently) not toprosecute Dr. 'Ashrawi for her contacts with the PLO. The hostage crisis inLebanon has moved a decisive step closer to a solution. Syria and Egypt havewarned the US not to do anything rash as far as Libya is concerned. And thereare signs that the Saudis may - finally - be on the verge of setting up aconsultative council.

New Cabinet in Jordan

The resignation of Jordanian...