NO. 39


The Political Scene

The truce between Algeria's new government and the militants of the FIS hasturned out to be short-lived. Kurdish leaders in Iraq have again given widelyvarying accounts of the progress of negotiations on autonomy, and theAmericans are contemplating the establishment of a rapid deployment force toprotect the Kurds after the withdrawal of their troops from Iraq. Iraq's refusalto allow a snap inspection of facilities where it was believed to have...