NO. 36

8 JUNE 1992

The Political Scene

The issue of security has been brought to the forefront by acts of violencein Gaza, Tel Aviv and Eilat, and in southern Lebanon, where there are continuedfears that the situation could spiral out of control. In Iraq, President SaddamHusain is apparently moving to crush pockets of Shi'ite resistance in thesouthern marshes, while in the north, the Kurds are moving ahead with theinauguration of their new national assembly. There are reports of...