NO. 25


The Political Scene

The Americans have set out their terms for ending the war in a draft SecurityCouncil resolution which, if adopted, will eliminate Iraq as a regional militarypower for the foreseeable future. Whether Iraqi President Saddam Husain willstill be in power to oversee this final humiliation is open to doubt, since heseems to have lost control of large areas of Kurdistan in northern Iraq and hasstill not put down the Shi'a insurrection in the south of...