NO. 2


The Political Scene

Israel's rejection of Egypt's attempt to midwife elections in the occupiedterritories - which Washington openly supported - has finally forced theAmericans to put forward their own five-point interpretation of the Israeliproposal in an attempt to restore the flagging momentum of the current peaceprocess. This tentative step towards playing a more active role may not beenough to save the elections idea, since the Israeli right immediately found...