NO. 8


The Political Scene

The US has been lobbying vigorously for UN authorization for the use of forcein the Gulf at the CSCE summit in Paris and elsewhere, and as MEES went to presson 23 November it was announced in London that the Security Council will meetnext week to discuss a resolution to this effect. President Bush flew from Paristo Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and then back to Geneva for a hastily-scheduledmeeting with Syrian President Hafiz al-Asad, at which the...