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The Political Scene

Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's open admission that Israel is going tohave to give up land if it wants peace with Syria has injected a refreshing noteof realism into the peace negotiations, as has Syria's acknowledgement thatIsrael has "legitimate concerns." The Americans were clearly pleasedat the flexibility displayed by both the Syrians and Israelis, but relationswith Damascus could hit a bad patch if Syria ignores the latest...