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The Political Scene

Kuwait's claim that it had repulsed an Iraqi landing on Bubiyan islandhighlighted the fact that the question of future security arrangements in theGulf remains unresolved more than a year after the Iraqi invasion. Gen. MichelAoun, whose attempt to oust the Syrians from Lebanon ended in failure lastOctober, has gone into exile in France.

Kuwait Says it Repelled Iraqi Incursion

It is far from clear what exactlyhappened on Kuwait's Bubiyan island...