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The Political Scene

Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir's assertion that Israel must retainthe occupied territories as living space for Jewish immigrants from the SovietUnion did little to advance the current peace process and caused unhappiness inWashington. Whether this had anything to do with a proposal from Senator RobertDole that 5% of US aid to Israel and five other countries should be diverted toeastern Europe is open to conjecture, but the plan was...