NO. 36


The Political Scene

All of a sudden, the region is on the edge of an abyss. The dialogue betweenthe PLO and the US is dead in the water after the PLF raid on Israel and the USveto in the Security Council last week and seems very likely to sink, taking thepeace process (not to mention Palestinian moderation) with it. What the MiddleEast does not need at such a point is an Israeli Government representing themost intransigent and maximalist elements in Israeli...