VOL. XXXV

NO. 21

24-FEBRUARY-1992

The Political Scene

The election of Mr. Yitzhak Rabin to replace Mr. Shimon Peres at the head ofthe Israeli Labour party has improved Labour's chances in the parliamentaryelections in June and is therefore good news as far as the peace negotiationsare concerned. The current Likud-led government of Prime Minister YitzhakShamir has demonstrated why this is so by provoking a confrontation withHizbollah, attacking Palestinian camps in Lebanon, arresting two...