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The Political Scene

The assassination of the Algerian head of state, Mr. Mohamed Boudiaf, hasserved as a reminder that the country remains in a political limbo six monthsafter the resignation of President Chadli Benjedid and the reversal ofdemocratization. Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir has admitted openly thathis objective in the peace talks was to drag them out for as long as possiblewhile continuing the colonization of the occupied territories. The leader of...