NO. 25


The Political Scene

The US, France and Britain are preparing to impose sanctions on Libya, amove which faces an uncertain reception in the Arab world. President Bush hasrejected a congressional compromise on the loan guarantees for Israel, whichnow appear to be dead in the water, and the Americans are also investigating thepossibility that Israel may have violated the ban on reexporting US weaponswithout Washington's approval. Despite this evidence that the...