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The Political Scene

The imposition of a state of emergency in Algeria and the dissolution of theFront Islamique du Salut completes what the ruling High Council of State beganwhen it cancelled the second round of parliamentary elections last month. The USappears to be determined to leave no loopholes in linking the $10bn in housingloan guarantees which the Israelis are seeking to a halt in the colonization ofthe occupied territories, and Saudi Arabia and Egypt...