NO. 39


The Political Scene

Labour's decisive - in Israeli terms - victory in Israel's parliamentaryelections means that the Labour leader, Mr. Yitzhak Rabin, will be able to forma coalition government with his political allies rather than enemies. As far asthe peace negotiations are concerned this is probably less than a breakthroughbut more than the replacement of one hard-liner by another which some Arabreactions have made it out to be. For one thing, Mr. Rabin has...