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The Political Scene

Israeli Trade Minister Ariel Sharon's surprise announcement of hisresignation at a stormy meeting of the Likud Central Committee may have givenPrime Minister Yitzhak Shamir some additional room for maneuver in his dealingswith his Labour colleagues, but it is far from clear whether this will allow thedifferences between the coalition partners over the current peace process to beresolved. In Lebanon, Gen. Michel Aoun appears to be on the...