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The Political Scene

The coalition which Israeli Labour leader Shimon Peres claimed last week tohave put together fell apart shortly before it was due to be approved in theKnesset, leaving the resolution of the current political crisis in Israel asuncertain as ever. President Saddam Husain of Iraq took exception to PresidentBush's comments about his threat to retaliate with chemical weapons against anyIsraeli attack, and legislators in Washington are trying to...